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Table 2 Distribution of number of 5–19 year olds who slept under ITN in households with at least one ITN

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 Slept under ITN last night Significance (p-value) using chi square test
   Yes n(%) No n(%)  
Sex Male 928(39.8) 1 404(60.2) 0.001
  Female 1 095(44.2) 1 383(55.8)  
Residence Rural 552(36.1) 978(63.9) 0.005
  Urban 1 471(44.8) 1 809(55.2)  
Region Luapula 91(28.0) 234(72.0) 0.000
  Central 236(44.9) 289(55.1)  
  Copperbelt 336(37.1) 570(62.9)  
  Eastern 429(54.1) 364(45.9)  
  Lusaka 151(30.9) 338(69.1)  
  North Western 136(51.7) 127(48.3)  
  Northern 252(48.3) 270(51.7)  
  Southern 207(34.7) 390(65.3)  
  Western 185(47.4) 205(52.6)  
Age group (yrs) 5-9 932(46.3) 1 080(53.7) 0.000
  10-14 647(38.8) 1 022(61.2)  
  15-19 444(39.3) 685(60.7)  
Number of 5–19 headed by Male or Female Male 1 618(42.2) 2 213(57.8) 0.934
  Female 405(41.4) 574(58.6)  
Wealth quintile Lowest 391(40.4) 576(59.6) 0.465
  Second 293(48.8) 307(51.2)  
  Middle 407(43.4) 531(56.6)  
  Fourth 450(40.4) 663(59.6)  
  Highest 482(40.4) 710(59.6)  
Ratio of nets to sleeping spaces Inadequate nets 653(24.9) 1 969(75.1) 0.000
  Adequate nets 1 370(62.6) 818(37.4)  
Education level of head of household Never attended school 150(41.8) 209(58.2) 0.013
  Primary 819(41.2) 1 168(58.8)  
  Secondary 764(40.3) 1 130(59.7)  
  Tertiary 290(50.9) 280(49.1)  
Age group household head (years) <25 95(57.6) 70(42.4) 0.001
  25-34 508(48.0) 551(52.0)  
  35-44 734(41.8) 1 020(58.2)  
  45-59 514(35.8) 922(64.2)  
  60+ 172(43.4) 224(56.6)  
Number of ITNs 1 268(16.4) 1 366(83.6) 0.000
  2 773(50.0) 774(50.0)  
  3 or more 982(60.3) 647(39.7)