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Table 1 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Socio-economic inequity in demand for insecticide-treated nets, in-door residual house spraying, larviciding and fogging in Sudan

  n (%) N = 720
Status of the respondent in the household  
• Household head 334 (46.9)
• Spouse 338 (46.4)
• Representative of household 48 (6.7)
Gender of the respondents  
• Female 402 (55.8)
• Male 318 (44.2)
Age in years (Standard deviation) 41.1 (12.4)
Number of household residents (Standard deviation) 6.3 (2.8)
Whether respondent had some education  
• No 155 (21.5)
• Yes 565 (78.5)
Marital status of the respondent  
• Single 78 (10.8)
• Married 642 (89.2)
Food value in Sudanese Dinars  
• Average weekly food value (S.D.) 9415.8 (17650.4)
• Average weekly per capita food value (S.D.) 1731.3 (3798.9)
Household asset ownership  
• Household owns a television set 504/720 (70%)
• Household owns a radio 506/720 (70.3%)
• Household owns a refrigerator 388/720 (53.9%)
• Household owns a satellite dish 87/633 (12.1%)
• Household owns a motorcar 106/614 (14.7%)
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