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Table 2 Mosquito net usage by household members

From: Ownership and usage of mosquito nets after four years of large-scale free distribution in Papua New Guinea

Background characteristics Used any mosquito net the previous night % (95% CI) Used LLIN the previous night % (95% CI) Number of household members
Age (years)    
<5 51.8 (45.4-58.1) 39.5 (32.8-46.5) 1599
5-14 43.2 (36.9-49.7) 30.9 (24.9-37.5) 2959
15+ 42.8 (37.2-48.5) 31.3 (25.9-37.4) 5680
P-value* 0.003 0.004  
Male 42.3 (36.7-48.1) 31.5 (26.0-37.5) 5171
Female 46.3 (40.7-51.9) 33.5 (27.9-39.6) 5087
P-value* 0.001 0.048  
Southern 52.5 (40.7-64.0) 40.4 (29.9-51.9) 3041
Highlands 30.6 (22.8-39.8) 22.7 (14.0-34.6) 1702
Momase 74.0 (64.3-81.8) 47.0 (34.1-60.4) 2364
Islands 29.3 (18.7-42.6) 25.4 (16.5-36.8) 3151
P-value* <0.001 0.007  
Total 44.3 (38.8-49.9) 32.5 (27.0-38.4) 10 258
  1. Based on weighted analysis of country-wide post-distribution survey data.
  2. * Chi-square test.
  3. sleeping in the house the night before the survey.