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Table 4 Knowledge and usage custom of insect/mosquito repellent plants in relation with gender, age and monthly income of the respondents

From: Insect repellent plants traditional usage practices in the Ethiopian malaria epidemic-prone setting: an ethnobotanical survey

Variables Number of respondents Knowledge on insect repellent plants P- value Insect repellent usage practices P- value
Yes (n = 217) No (n = 92) Yes (n = 199) No (n = 18)
Gender     P - 0.0209*    P - 0.4420
Female 201 150 51 χ2 =5.326 139 11 χ2 = 0.591
Male 108 67 41 df = 1 60 07 df = 1
Age (Years)
18-30 107 76 31 P - 0.9979 69 07 P - 0.8799
31-40 104 72 32 χ2 = 0.13 67 05 χ2 = 1.189
41-50 46 32 14 df = 4 29 03 df = 4
51-60 11 08 03   8 00  
>60 41 29 12   26 03  
Average monthly income [Ethiopian Birr (1 USD = 19.7 Eth Birr]
<200 25 18 07 P - 0.0226* 16 02 P - 0.9912
201-400 148 111 37 χ2 = 11.375 102 09 χ2 = 0.277
401-600 42 29 13 df = 4 27 02 df = 4
601-800 68 48 20   44 04  
>801 26 11 15   10 01  
  1. Note: *P < 0.05 statistically significant.