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Table 2 Coverage with untreated nets and ITNs, plus WTP for ITNs, by ES group

From: Inequalities in purchase of mosquito nets and willingness to pay for insecticide-treated nets in Nigeria: Challenges for malaria control interventions

ES quintiles No of people whose household owned an untreated net Average stated WTP for ITNs (Naira) No of people willing to hypothetically pay for an ITN No of people that purchased ITNs @ 350 Naira
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Q1 (Most poor) 7 (5.8%) 104.8 81 (13.3) 17 (14.9%)
Q2 (Very poor) 18 (15%) 171.4 112 (18.4) 20 (17.5%)
Q3 (Poor) 20 (16.7%) 189.0 139 (22.9) 27 (22.5%)
Q4 (Less poor) 32 (26.7%) 216.1 134 (22.0) 26 (22.8%)
Q5 (Least poor) 43 (35.8%) 230.3 142 (23.4) 24 (21.1%)
Total 120 (100%) Not applicable 608 (100) 114 (100%)
Chi2 for trend 42.48*** 74.03*** 97.40*** 19.43***
Most poor-Least poor ratio 0.16   0.46 0.57   0.71  
  1. Significance of parameters * <0.10, **<0.05, ***<0.01 Note: 608 out of 798 were hypothetically willing to pay.