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Table 2 Demographic characteristics: by district and combined

From: “It is about how the net looks”: a qualitative study of perceptions and practices related to mosquito net care and repair in two districts in eastern Uganda

Characteristics Kaliro
N (%)
Serere
N (%)
Total (combined)
N (%)
Sex
  Male 5 (17) 5 (17) 10 (34)
  Female 10 (33) 10 (33) 20 (67)
Age
  ≤19 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  20-29 6 (20) 1 (3) 7 (23)
  30-39 3 (10) 5 (17) 8 (27)
  40-49 1 (3) 4 (13) 5 (17)
  50+ 4 (13) 5 (17) 9 (30)
  Don’t know 1 (3) 0 (0) 1 (0)
  Mean age totals 40 45 42.5
Household Composition
  Mean number of children under 5 1.6 1.6 1.6
  Mean household size 7.6 6.8 7.2
Household Characteristics
Roofing
  Grass/papyrus/banana/thatch 5 (33) 4 (27) 9 (30)
  Zinc/iron/tile 10 (67) 11 (73) 21 (70)
Walls
  Grass/mud 5 (33) 4 (27) 9 (30)
  Plaster/brick 10 (67) 11 (73) 21 (70)
Floor
  Earth/sand/clay 4 (47) 9 (60) 13 (43)
  Wood/bamboo/palm 3 (10) 0 (0) 3 (10)
  Vinyl/tile/cement 8 (53) 6 (40) 14 (47)
Income
  Subsistence agriculture 7 (23) 6 (20) 13 (43)
  Commercial agriculture 2 (7) 1 (3) 3 (10)
  Business owner 6 (20) 4 (13) 10 (33)
  Other 0 (0) 4 (13) 4 (13)
Education
  Primary 9 (30) 6 (20) 15 (50)
  Secondary 2 (7) 2 (7) 4 (13)
  Higher 2 (7) 4 (13) 6 (20)
  None 2 (7) 3 (10) 5 (17)
Net Ownership
  Mean number of nets in household 2.1 3.3 2.7