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Table 1 Possession of Mosquito nets: Households that own at least one mosquito net

From: Sleeping arrangements and mosquito net use among under-fives: results from the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey

Background characteristic Percent of households that own at least one net Total number households sampled Percentage of children under age 5 living with mothers who:
usually sleep under a mosquito net slept under a mosquito net last night Number
Region      
   Central 15.3 2,603 8.4 7.5 2,173
   Eastern 15.4 2,106 11.0 9.9 2,305
   Northern 14.6 1,191 10.6 9.6 1,316
   Western 5.5 1,985 2.4 2.2 1,878
Residence      
   Urban 32.9 1,174 23.3 21.1 821
   Rural 9.2 6,711 6.3 5.6 6,850
Altitude in meters      
   1000–1500 m 14.6 5,642 9.5 8.5 5,398
   1500–2000 m 9.5 1,758 5.6 5.0 1,855
   2000–3000 m 3.1 485 1.8 1.8 419
Wealth Index Quintile      
   Lowest 7.1 1,772 6.0 5.8 1,745
   Next to lowest 10.2 1,636 6.2 5.8 1,678
   Middle 7.0 1,475 5.8 5.1 1,565
   Next to highest 8.1 1,449 5.0 4.1 1,457
   Highest 31.9 1,554 20.3 17.9 1,228
Sex of household head      
   Male 12.9 5,714 7.8 7.0 3,814
   Female 12.5 2,171 8.4 7.5 3,858
Total 12.8 7,885 8.1 7.3 7,672