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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Insecticide-treated nets ownership and utilization among under-five children following the 2010 mass distribution in Burkina Faso

Characteristic (proportion; % or number; n) Overall Small household Large household
  (≤6 people) (>6 people)
  Rural Peri-urban Urban Rural Peri-urban Urban
Households (n) 2004 402 143 566 414 104 373
General characteristics        
Median number of members (interquartile range) 6(4-9) 5 (4-6) 4 (3-5) 4 (3-5) 9 (8-12) 9 (8-11) 9 (7-11)
Own agricultural land 52.2 67.4 49.0 21.9 85.8 74.0 40.0
Own any cattle 74.0 88.1 77.6 41.7 97.1 90.4 76.1
Access to private toilets 61.0 26.6 41.3 95.1 29.0 43.3 94.4
Access to safe drinking water 49.7 14.4 29.4 86.6 14.0 31.7 84.2
Distance to the nearest lake or stagnant water (<1000 versus ≥1000 metres) 40.1 35.8 28.7 45.6 39.1 32.7 44.0
Vector control actions undertaken by the mother        
House cleaning 40.6 40.3 41.3 40.6 41.3 45.2 38.3
Elimination of stagnant water 20.3 18.9 21.0 20.9 20.5 19.2 20.6
Elimination of larval sites 28.3 28.9 24.5 28.8 27.5 28.9 29.2
Indicator = at least one of these three actions 50.4 50.5 49.7 50.4 49.5 58.7 49.3
Under-five children (n) 1,906 313 102 355 576 156 404
Proportion of under-five among all children present during the survey 79.7 82.2 82.9 83.3 77.4 85.3 75.8
At least 1 episode of any illness during the preceding 2 weeks 30.6 30.0 29.7 31.9 29.2 25.0 35.0
Insecticide-treated nets (n) 4,811 766 262 922 1,430 311 1,119
Acquired from the campaign 93.7 96.7 96.6 86.6 98.0 93.3 91.7
Age ≤12 months 96.6 97.9 97.3 92.7 98.7 97.4 95.8
ITNs observed 62.5 66.6 69.5 70.4 56.4 57.9 60.7
  1. Notes: ITNs = insecticide-treated nets; Proportions or numbers in bold = P value <0.05 (comparing urban/peri-urban/rural areas); Beef, camel, goat, horse, pig or sheep; Among those present during the survey (n = 1,721).