Table 5

SES differences in expenditures to prevent malaria and ownership of mosquito nets

Adu

Ahani

Amaetiti

Enugu-akwu


Cost of prevention

Q1 = most-poor (SD)

12.93 (38.38)

8.15 (40.12)

45.33 (123.6)

7.33 (30.55)

Q2 = very poor (SD)

61.51 (171.03)

7.67 (42.48)

169.33 (261.7)

42.47 (198.15)

Q3 = poor (SD)

71.01 (210.15)

5.54 (41.02)

64.00 (146.6)

36.13 (133.78)

Q4 = least poor (SD)

177.23 (354.8)

23.42(75.52)

172.8 (353.0)

26.67 (94.84)

Chi2

19.08

9.14

19.44

1.63

(p-value)

0.0003

0.03

0.0002

0.65


Ownership of untreated bed-nets

Q1 = most-poor (%)

0 (0)

0 (0)

1 (1.3)

0 (0)

Q2 = very poor (%)

3 (4)

0 (0)

3 (4)

2 (2.7)

Q3 = poor (%)

4 (5.3)

3 (4)

1 (1.3)

3 (4)

Q4 = least poor (%)

13 (17.6)

8 (10.8)

1 (1.3)

4 (5.3)

Chi2

20.52

16.33

2.04

4.01

(p-value)

0.0001

0.001

0.56

0.26


Ownership of insecticide-treated nets

Q1 = most-poor (%)

0 (0)

3 (4)

1 (1.3)

1 (1.3)

Q2 = very poor (%)

1 (1.3)

7 (9.3)

2 (2.7)

1 (1.3)

Q3 = poor (%)

1 (1.3)

9 (12)

3 (4)

4 (5.3)

Q4 = least poor (%)

5 (6.8)

12 (16.2)

3 (4)

9 (12)

Chi2

8.78

6.32

1.26

12.00

(p-value)

0.03

0.09

0.73

0.007


Note: 120 Naira = 1 US$

Uguru et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009 9:21   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-21

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