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Table 1 Selected sociodemographic and economic characteristics of participants

From: Timing of malaria messages for target audience on radio airwaves

Variable n (%)
Staying in personal house 1,596 (98.0)
 Type of house  
 Temporary 420 (25.8)
 Semi-permanent 842 (51.7)
 Permanent 366 (22.5)
Household assets  
 Radio 1,099 (67.5)
 Television 28 (1.7)
 Bicycle 754 (46.3)
 Motorcycle 169 (10.4)
 Car 93 (5.7)
 Electricity in house 39 (2.4)
Source of water for use*  
 Harvest rain water 1,193 (73.3)
 Protected well 1,099 (67.5)
 Borehole 730 (44.8)
 Tap (running) water 80 (4.9)
Main transport to health centre  
 Walked 1,249 (76.7)
 Bicycle 335 (20.6)
 Motorcycle (Boda boda) 24 (1.5)
 Taxi 20 (1.2)
Ever heard about malaria* 1,406 (86.4)
 From radio 1,221 (86.8)
 From neighbour/friend 1,154 (81.1)
 From health worker 1,088 (77.4)
 From print media 309 (22.0)
  1. *participant mentioned more than one option.