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Table 1 Bed net ownership, bed net source and net use by children under five years, by date

From: Long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net ownership and use among children under five years of age following a targeted distribution in central Uganda

Variable 2009 MIS central region 2011 central region survey 95% confidence interval (CI)
Household characteristics n = 447 n = 458
Owns any nets 40.7 78.3 [71.8, 83.7]
Mean number nets per household 0.7 1.9 [1.7, 2.1]
Owns 1+ LLIN 22.1 69.2 [62.0, 75.6]
Mean number LLINs per household 0.4 1.5 [1.3, 1.7]
At least 1 ITN per 2 people 8.5 25.9 [20.8, 31.6]
All household members n = 1,998 n = 2,300
Proportion of population with access to ITN in household* 3.6 22.1 [16.8, 28.5]
Bed net source n = 304 n = 870
Government health facility 14.1 9.9 [6.0, 15.9]
Shop/open market/hawker 48.7 25.4 [19.5, 32.3]
Project/NGO/Church 24.0 3.4 [1.8, 6.1]
Campaign 2.4 58.6 [50.0, 66.7]
Other 6.1 2.5 [1.6, 3.8]
Don't know 4.8 0.3 [0.1, 1.1]
Children < five years old n = 352 n = 426
Slept under any net 20.7 57.2 [48.9, 65.1]
Slept under LLIN 10.6 50.6 [43.9, 57.2]
  1. Note: CIs account for cluster survey design using Taylor series linearization.
  2. *Defined as the proportion of individuals who could have slept under an LLIN, assuming each LLIN is used by two people.