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Table 1 Net usage the previous night in Rufiji District during 2006 household survey by age group.

From: Markets, voucher subsidies and free nets combine to achieve high bed net coverage in rural Tanzania

Usage category Infants Young children Older children Adults Overall
N 484 732 2024 3098 6338
Proportion use (% (95% CI))      
No nets 12.8 (10.1, 16.1) 18.3 (15.7, 21.3) 45.6 (43.4, 47.7) 40.4 (38.6, 42.1) 37.4 (36.2, 38.6)
Untreated netsa 38.2 (34.0, 42.6) 42.0 (38.4, 45.6) 30.0 (28.0, 32.0) 31.0 (29.4, 32.7) 32.5 (31.3, 33.7)
Recently treated netsb 49.0 (44.5, 53.4) 39.8 (36.3, 43.4) 24.5 (22.7, 26.4) 28.6 (27.1, 30.3) 30.2 (29.0, 31.3)
Any netc 87.2 (83.9, 89.9) 81.8 (78.7, 84.3) 54.5 (52.3, 56.6) 59.6 (57.9, 61.4) 62.7 (61.4, 63.8)
  1. a Untreated nets are defined as nets that were not treated at all or were not treated within six months of the interview date
  2. b Recently treated nets means nets that were treated within the last six months since the day of interview
  3. c Any net means nets including both untreated and recently treated nets.