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Table 1 Distribution of socio demographic characteristics in 2010 malaria indicator survey in Zambia

From: Education attainment of head of households associated with insecticide-treated net utilization among five to nineteen-year old individuals: evidence from the malaria indicator survey 2010 in Zambia

Characteristic Category Proportion (percent) n = 4810
Sex Male 48.5%
  Female 51.5%
Residence Rural 31.8%
  Urban 68.2%
Region Luapula 6.8%
  Central 10.9%
  Copperbelt 18.8%
  Eastern 16.5%
  Lusaka 10.2%
  North Western 5.5%
  Northern 10.8%
  Southern 12.5%
  Western 8.1%
Age group (yrs) 5-9 41.8%
  10-14 34.7%
  15-19 23.5%
Gender of head of household Male 79.6%
  Female 20.4%
Wealth quintile Lowest 20.1%
  Second 12.5%
  Middle 19.5%
  Fourth 23.1%
  Highest 24.8%
Ratio of nets to sleeping spaces Not all spaces covered 54.5%
  All spaces covered 45.5%
Education level of head of household Never attended school 7.5%
  Primary 41.3%
  Secondary 39.4%
  Tertiary 11.8%
Age of head household (yrs) <25 3.4%
  25-34 22.0%
  35-44 36.5%
  45-59 29.9%
  60+ 8.2%
Number of ITNs 1 34.0%
  2 32.2%
  3 or more 33.8%