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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics and malaria prevention methods in Sherkole district, West Ethiopia, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of malaria among pregnant women in Sherkole district, Benishangul Gumuz regional state, West Ethiopia

Description Frequency Percent (%)
Age group (Years)
 15–19 14 2.8
 20–24 87 17.5
 25–29 208 41.8
 30–34 122 24.5
  > =35 67 13.5
Marital status
 Married 492 98.8
 Others a 6 1..2
Occupation
 Farmer and traditional gold mining 482 96.8
 Civil servants 12 2.4
 Merchant 4 0.8
Education
 No formal education 384 77.1
 Primary 109 21.9
 Othersb 5 1
ITN ownership
 Yes 478 96
 No 20 4
ITN Utilization
 Yes 354 71.3
 No 93 18.7
Use IRS in the last 12 months
 Yes 485 97.8
 No 13 2.2
Consult and given health education about malaria prevention and control method
 Yes 431 86.5
 No 67 13.5
Gravidity
 Primigravidae 51 10.2
 Secundigravidae 124 24.9
 Multigravidae 323 64.9
Trimester
 1st 15 3
 2nd 191 38.4
 3rd 292 58.6
previous place of delivery
 At Health facility 296 66.2
 At home 151 33.8
ANC visit
 No ANC follow up 67 13.5
 1 time 163 32.8
 2 time 158 31.8
 3 time 94 18.9
 4+ time 15 3
  1. ANC Antenatal care, IRS Indoor Residual Spray
  2. a show divorced, single and widowed, bshow higher education and Technical and vocational collage