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Table 1 Projected population and study sample by geographical region

From: Progress in mosquito net coverage in Papua New Guinea

Region 2011 population projection§ Provinces covered/Total Villages Households Individuals present the previous night Average de facto household size
  N (%) N N (%) N (%) N (%) N
Southern 1,426,636 (20.3) 6/6 27 (35.1) 784 (39.3) 5,274 (42.0) 6.4
Highlands 2,706,401 (38.6) 4/5* 18 (23.4) 434 (21.7) 2,417 (19.3) 5.5
Momase 1,897,403 (27.0) 4/4 17 (22.1) 396 (19.8) 2,681 (21.4) 6.8
Islands 987,259 (14.1) 3/5** 15 (19.5) 382 (19.1) 2,176 (17.3) 5.8
Total 7,017,699 17/20 77 1,996 12,548 6.1
  1. §Based on year 2000 national census, *Excluding Eastern Highlands, **Excluding West New Britain, Bougainville.