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Table 1 Comparison of study populations on the basis of demographic and economic characteristics of household, Southwest Ethiopia, November 2012

From: Predictors of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net ownership and utilization: evidence from community-based cross-sectional comparative study, Southwest Ethiopia

Parameter GG area mean (SE) Control area Mean (SE) Mean difference (SE) t-statistic 95% CI
Household size 4.95 (0.06) 5.06 (0.06) -.104 (0.09) - 1.2 -.274, .067
Household heads’ age 44.4 (0.4) 42.4 (0.4) 2.1 (0.59) 3.5 0.91, 3.2*
Family members’ age 20.96 (0.24) 20.63 (0.22) 0.33 (0.32) 1.03 -0.20, 0.96
Monthly income 309.5 (6.5) 431.9 (8.8) -122.3 (10.9) - 11.2 -143.8, -100.9*
Monthly expenditure 263.6 (5.5) 357.8(7.6) -94.2 (9.4) - 10.0 -112.6, 75.7
Farm animals owned 6.6 (0.1) 7.06 (0.13) -0.47 (0.2) - 2.6 -0.83, 0.11
Grain produced (quintal) 8.5 (0.2) 8.8 (0.16) -0.4 (0.2) - 1.7 - 0.81, 0.06
HH relative wealth index - 0.13 (0.8) 0.12 (0.8) - 0.6 (0.1) - 2.3 - 0. 47, - 0.04*
  1. GG = Gilgel-Gibe; SE = standard error of the mean difference; quintal = 100 kg;
  2. *Significant at 0.05.