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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC in the Buea Health District

From: Factors associated to the use of insecticide treated nets and intermittent preventive treatment for malaria control during pregnancy in Cameroon

Characteristics Total enrolled IPT users (%) IPT Non users (%) ITN users (%) ITN Non users (%)
Total 292 259(88.7) 33(11.3) 128(43.8) 51(17.5)
Gravidity Primigravid 97 94(36.3) 3(9.1) 27(21.1) 18(35.3)
Secondigravid 92 76(29.3) 16(48.5) 44(34.4) 14(27.5)
Multigravid 103 89(34.4) 14(42.4) 57(44.5) 19(37.3)
Age <20 22 19(7.3) 3(9.1) 6(4.7) 3(5.9)
21–25 98 92(35.5) 6(18.2) 29(22.7) 19(37.3)
>25 172 148(57.1) 24(72.4) 93(72.6) 29(56.9)
Occupation Students/unemployed 92 88(34) 4(12.1) 19(14.8) 26(51.0)
Business 90 79(30.5) 11(33.3) 43(33.6) 12(23.5)
Civil servants 58 50(19.3) 8(24.2) 34(26.6) 7(13.7)
House wife/ farmers 52 42(16.2) 10(30.3) 32(25) 6(11.8)
Number of ANC Attendance First 27 5(1.9) 22(66.7) 24(18.8) 1(2.0)
Second 88 81(31.3) 7(21.2) 36(28.1) 12(23.5)
Third or more 177 173(66.8) 4(12.1) 68(53.1) 38(74.5)
Education Primary 68 56(21.6) 12(36.4) 36(28.1) 10(19.6)
Secondary/high 126 108(41.7) 18(54.5) 62(48.4) 19(37.3)
Tertiary 98 95(36.7) 3(9.1) 30(23.4) 22(43.1)
Trimester Second 150 120(46.3) 30(90.9) 73(57) 19(37.3)
Third 142 139(53.7) 3(9.1) 55(43) 32(62.7)