Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health

Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-891X

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Yakum Ivan Mboambogoh

Department of Medical Laboratory Science, The University of Bamenda, Cameroon

  • Research   
    Malaria Preventive Behaviour among Rural Households in the North West Region of Cameroon
    Author(s): Nfor Omarine Nlinwe*, Njimanted Godfrey Forgha, Yakum Ivan Mboambogoh and Fozoh Isiah Aziseh

    Malaria remains a major threat to life in Cameroon and in the North West Region in particular. This threat is especially common in rural areas despite the fact that it is preventable and treatable. It is from the above count that this study examines the role of; Household income, Family Size, Gender and Age of household head, Educational level of the Household head, Knowledge on signs, symptoms, and prevention of malaria among Households in the North West Region of Cameroon. This study used data collected from 6341 households selected from ten health districts with the highest malaria prevalence in the North West Region. Data were analyzed using ordered logit Regression. The findings of this study reveal the significant ability of; gender, age, marital status and educational attainments of household heads; household per capita income; household size; knowledge on malaria prevention/ t.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-891X.19.7.312

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