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Table 3 Malaria intervention coverage and practices, by survey region. Population estimates and 95% confidence intervals (CI) shown

From: Prevalence of malaria and lymphatic filariasis in bateyes of the Dominican Republic

Characteristic Southwest
n = 256
%
(95% CI)
North
n = 265
%
(95% CI)
East
n = 255
%
(95% CI)
Total
n = 776
%
(95% CI)
Ever previously had malaria blood test at home
 Yes 46.8 (35.1−58.8) 49.8 (31.7−67.9) 22.1 (16.0−29.7) 29.8 (23.1−37.6)
 No 50.1 (38.3−61.8) 49.4 (32.1−66.9) 76.3 (69.0−82.3) 68.5 (61.1−75.1)
 Don’t know 3.2 (1.6−6.2) 0.8 (0.2−3.7) 1.6 (0.5−4.6) 1.7 (0.8−3.6)
Has mosquito net for self
 Yes 48.9 (32.3−65.7) 62.5 (52.6−71.5) 52.8 (43.1−62.3) 53.8 (46.0−61.3)
 No 51.1 (34.3−67.7) 37.5 (28.5−47.4) 47.2 (37.7−56.9) 46.2 (38.7−54.0)
If has mosquito net for self:
 Area where obtained net
  In other community of DR 46.8 (30.3−64.0) 75.0 (55.0−88.1) 66.1 (54.7−75.9) 65.2 (55.6−73.7)
  In this community 52.5 (35.3−69.1) 24.3 (11.7−43.6) 29.8 (22.3−38.6) 31.7 (24.7−40.0)
  Haiti 0.8 (0.1−5.3) 0.6 (0.06−5.6) 4.1 (1.1−14.0) 3.1 (0.9−10.0)
  Don’t know 0 0.1 (0.01−1.2) 0 0.02 (0.003−0.2)
If has mosquito net for self:
  Location where obtained net
  Shop/market 56.8 (43.5−69.3) 80.8 (76.5−84.5) 85.9 (77.5−91.5) 81.3 (75.0−86.3)
  Mass distribution campaign 14.2 (8.7−22.4) 3.1 (0.9−10.7) 5.3 (2.0−13.6) 6.0 (3.1−11.4)
  Family/friend 12.3 (6.6−21.7) 4.1 (0.9−16.3) 4.2 (1.7−10.2) 5.2 (2.8−9.2)
  Healthcare setting 10.0 (2.7−29.9) 0.05 (0.005−0.5) 0 1.2 (0.30−5.1)
  Other 6.9 (4.0−11.6) 12.0 (5.5−24.0) 4.0 (1.7−9.1) 5.8 (3.2−10.4)
  Don’t know 0 0 0.70 (0.08−5.0) 0.05 (0.006−3.4)
If owns mosquito net:
 Slept under mosquito net last night
  Yes 80.3 (66.7−89.2) 86.6 (80.7−90.9) 81.5 (73.2−87.7) 82.3 (76.3−87.0)
  No 19.8 (10.9−33.2) 13.4 (9.1−19.3) 18.5 (12.3−26.8) 17.7 (13.0−23.7)
If did not sleep under net last night:
 Reason:
  Too hot 26.5 (7.2−62.8) 75.5 (38.4−93.8) 61.1 (42.5−77.0) 58.1 (42.8−72.0)
  Net too old, dirty, or torn 18.0 (6.7−40.1) 0 7.8 (1.7−28.9) 8.2 (2.8−21.7)
  Net not available 0 0 9.1 (2.6−27.0) 6.6 (2.0−20.0)
  Disagreeable smell of net 21.2 (5.3−56.6) 2.4 (0.3−19.6) 4.0 (0.6−22.4) 6.2 (2.1−16.8)
  No mosquitos/insects here 25.8 (3.3−78.0) 1.7 (0.3−9.0) 2.8 (0.3−19.8) 5.9 (1.3−22.2)
  Other 8.5 (1.8−32.1) 20.4 (4.5−58.0) 15.2 (6.9−30.5) 15.0 (7.8−26.7)
Indoor residual spray in home (within last 12 months)
 Yes 30.1 (20.1−42.6) 4.7 (1.4−14.4) 61.2 (45.1−75.1) 48.1 (35.4−61.0)
 No 69.0 (56.8−79.0) 94.8 (84.0−98.4) 36.1 (22.2−52.8) 49.8 (36.5−63.1)
 Don’t know 0.9 (0.02−3.6) 0.50 (0.10−2.8) 2.7 (1.3−5.6) 2.1 (1.1−4.3)
  1. CI Confidence interval, DR Dominican Republic