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Table 1 Characteristics of sample population

From: Factors associated with mosquito net use by individuals in households owning nets in Ethiopia

Characteristics Baseline 2006 MIS 3R 2007
  Amhara Oromia SNNP Total Amhara Oromia SNNP Total
Number of clusters 160 32 32 224 108 97 40 245
Number of HHs surveyed 4,101 809 798 5,708 2,609 2,321 980 5,910
Number of HHs owning nets 1,688 366 414 2,468 1940 960 453 3,353
Proportion of HHs owning at least one net (%) 34.7 45.4 51.2 37.0 74.4 41.4 46.2 56.7
Number of participants 19,059 4,428 4,397 27,884 10,733 10,266 4,082 25,081
Number of participants in HHs owning nets 8,298 2,019 2,361 12,678 8,381 4,342 1,940 14,663
Proportion of participants using net last night:*
All ages 70.2 76.9 65.2 70.8 54.2 48.8 49.4 50.9
Children U5 77.9 81.9 75.1 78.4 63.4 56.4 56.2 58.7
Children age 5-14 years 63.8 74.6 51.3 64.2 46.1 41.5 34.2 41.7
Women age 15-49 years 75.3 78.8 71.7 75.5 62.7 55.5 55.1 58.1
Pregnant women 80.3 83.5 82.8 81.2 62.7 70.4 63.1 66.1
Persons age ≥ 50 years 78.8 81.7 81.4 79.4 59.7 53.7 69.2 59.1
Net density (average nets per person) in HHs owning nets 0.36 0.30 0.26 0.34 0.45 0.39 0.42 0.43
Net condition in HHs owning nets, assessed by proportion of HH with:
No good nets (0%) 3.4 33.6 14.0 9.7 19.3 34.9 30.0 25.3
Some good nets (1-99%) 3.2 4.4 3.4 3.4 11.7 9.3 9.1 10.7
All good nets (100%) 93.4 62.0 82.6 86.9 68.9 55.8 60.9 64.1
Net age in HH owning nets, assessed by proportion of HH with:
No nets > 12 m old (0%) 88.2 83.3 88.7 87.6 76.5 73.5 89.9 77.5
Some nets > 12 m old (1-99%) 3.4 0.6 0.7 2.6 7.6 3.1 6.0 6.1
All nets > 12 m old (100%) 8.4 16.1 10.6 9.9 15.8 23.4 4.2 16.4
  1. *Among those people living in a household with ≥ 1 net
  2. HHs households; LLIN long-lasting insecticidal net; m months