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Table 5 Household ITN ownership & ITN use among children under five years of age determined through household surveys, Tanzania, 2008 (pre-campaign) - 2009 (post-campaign)

From: Design, implementation and evaluation of a national campaign to distribute nine million free LLINs to children under five years of age in Tanzania

  Household ITN ownership U5 ITN use*
Area 2008 2009 2008 2009
  N % Ownership (95% CI) N % Ownership (95% CI) N ITN use Children <5 (95% CI) N ITN use Children <5 (95% CI)
Southern Zone 875 46.3
(39.7-52.9)
592 60.8
(56.8-64.6)
638 25.9
(21.0-31.4)
304 48.0
(42.3-53.8)
Lake Zone 1176 34.1
(28.2-40.5)
891 82.0
(79.4-84.5)
1408 23.9
(19.1-29.4)
1184 62.2
(58.8-65.5)
Tanzania 7200 45.7
(40.1-51.5)
NA 63.4† 5701 28.8
(22.3-36.3)
NA 64.1†
  1. *Percentage who slept under an ITN the past night; an ITN is a 1) factory treated net that does not require any further treatment, or 2) a pre-treated net obtained in the past 12 months, or 3) a net that has been soaked with insecticide within the past 12 months.
  2. † Preliminary data from 2009-2010 Tanzania Demographic Health Survey