Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Socio-dermographic characteristics and IPTp use

From: Determinants of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria during pregnancy (IPTp) utilization in a rural town in Western Nigeria

  % IPTP non users No [%] % IPTP use No [%] Total No [%] ODDS RATIO [C.I]
Age
15–19 yrs 5 [3.4] 5 [4.7] 10 [3.9] 1.00
20–24 yrs 28 [18.9] 21 [19.6] 49 [19.2] 1.33 [0.28–6.29]
25–34 yrs 99 [66.9] 67 [62.6] 166 [65.1] 1.48 [0.35–6.18]
>35 yrs 16 [10.8] 14 [13.1] 30 [11.8] 1.14 [0.22–5.95]
Total 148 [100.0] 107 [100.0] 255 [100.0]  
Educational level
Nil 13 [8.8] 7 [6.5] 20 [8.9] 1.00
Primary 21 [14.2] 24 [22.4] 45 [20.0] 0.47 [0.14–1.58]
Secondary 74 [50.0] 46 [43.0] 120 [53.3] 0.87 [0.29–2.55]
Tertiary 40 [27.0] 30 [28.0] 70 [31.1] 0.72 [0.23–2.24]
Occupation
Unemployed 19 [12.8] 12 [11.2] 31 [12.2] 1.00
Students 8 [5.4] 7 [6.5] 15 [5.9] 0.72 [0.17–2.98]
Traders 18 [12.2] 11 [10.3] 29 [11.4] 1.03 [0.32–3.33]
Artisans 45 [30.4] 42 [39.3] 87 [34.1] 0.68 [0.27–1.69]
White collar jobs 58 [39.2] 35 [32.7] 93 [36.5] 1.05 [0.42–2.61]
Knowledge of Malaria prophylaxis in Pregnancy
Adequate 121 [81.8] 100 [93.5] 221 [86.7] 3.19 [1.26–8.42]
Not-adequate 27 [18.2] 7 [6.5] 34 [13.3] 1.00