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Table 2 Participant demographic characteristics

From: “We are supposed to take care of it”: a qualitative examination of care and repair behaviour of long-lasting, insecticide-treated nets in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Demographic characteristics of participants FGD IDI Total
N = 55 N = 18 N = 73
LGA of residence N (%) N (%) N (%)
Kokona 38 (69) 11 (61) 49 (67)
Toto 17 (31) 7 (39) 24 (33)
Sex N(%) N(%) N(%)
Male 30 (55) 7 (39) 37 (51)
Female 25 (45) 11 (61) 36 (49)
Median age 35 27 33
Marital status N (%) N (%) N (%)
Never married 1 (2) 2 (11) 3 (4)
Married 51 (93) 16 (89) 67 (92)
Widowed 3 (5) 0 (0) 3 (4)
Divorced 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
Mean number of children 6.2 4.8 5.8
Mean household size 12.8 11.5 12.5
Mean number of nets in household 5.1 3.8 4.8