Country Results

The Angola Malaria Behavior Survey was fielded from February to April 2023, and the survey results were released in 2024. The survey was carried out by the Breakthrough ACTION project in Angola in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Program, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and several other local organizations.

Study Zones

Survey Zones and Respondents

Individual respondents

Key behaviors at a glance


of children under five with fever had prompt and appropriate care sought for them the same or next day of fever onset

  • Knowledge: Caregivers with full knowledge about seeking care for children with fever were 2.3 times more likely to have sought prompt and appropriate care for their recently febrile child.

  • Perceptions of health facilities: Caregivers who perceived that health facilities in their community always have malaria testing and treatment supplies available were 1.8 times more likely to seek prompt and appropriate care for their febrile child under five.


of respondents use a mosquito net every night of the week

  • Self-efficacy: Respondents were 3.2 times more likely to consistently use an ITN if they felt confident in their ability to perform this behavior.

  • Social norms: Respondents who perceived that consistent net use was the norm in their community were 1.4 times more likely to consistently use a net.


of pregnant women received three or more doses of IPTp during their last pregnancy

  • Knowledge: Women with knowledge about ANC and IPTp recommendations were almost 2 times more likely to intend to start ANC early in a future pregnancy.

  • Perceptions of healthcare workers: Women with favorable perceptions of healthcare workers at ANC services were 1.8 times more likely to intend to complete four ANC visits in a future pregnancy.


The survey report, results briefs, and survey questionnaires are available for download below. 

Results Brief


2024 Results Brief

Survey Report


2023 Survey Report



2023 Questionnaires

MBS datasets can be downloaded from the USAID Development Data Library (DDL). External links are added to this site as datasets are made available.