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Table 1 Frequency distributions for variables included in the analysis

From: Comparing two approaches for estimating the causal effect of behaviour-change communication messages promoting insecticide-treated bed nets: an analysis of the 2010 Zambia malaria indicator survey

Variable Freq (%) (n = 3,263)
Slept under an ITN the previous night  
    No 731 (22.4)
    Yes 2,532 (77.6)
Exposed to BCC messages through mass media and/or community-based channels  
    No 2,498 (76.6)
    Yes 765 (23.4)
Age (in years)  
    15-24 934 (28.6)
    25-34 1,230 (37.7)
    35-49 1,099 (33.7)
Education  
    None 817 (25.0)
    Primary 1,568 (48.0)
    Secondary or higher 878 (26.9)
Province of residence  
    Central, Copperbelt 433 (13.3)
    Eastern, Northern, Luapula 1,342 (41.1)
    Lusaka 354 (10.9)
    Western, Southern, North-Western 1,134 (34.8)
Has a child under the age of 6 years  
    No 1,166 (35.7)
    Yes 2,097 (64.3)
Wealth quintile  
    Poorer three quintiles 1,597 (48.9)
    Wealthier two quintiles 1,666 (51.1)
Live in a district that received IRS  
    No 376 (11.5)
    Yes 2,887 (88.5)
Live in an urban area  
    No 2,630 (80.6)
    Yes 633 (19.4)
Number of nets in household  
    1 413 (12.7)
    2 1,168 (35.8)
    3+ 1,682 (51.55)
Talked to a health worker about malaria  
    No 1,208 (37.2)
    Yes 2,055 (63.0)