Table 3

Malaria preventive measures used in pregnancy

Malarial preventive measure

n

% of all 796 participants


Window nets

669

84.0


Insecticide space spray

569

71.5


Mosquito coils

333

41.8


Bed nets

281

35.3


Weekly Pyrimethamine

187

23.5


Traditional herbs

173

21.7


Insecticide treated bednets

160

20.1


Intermittent SP

147

18.5


Mosquito repellent creams

113

14.2


Intermittent chloroquine

76

9.5


SP - Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine. Some mothers used multiple measures

Tongo et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-60

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