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Table 2 Sources of nets used 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

Bed net source Infants Young children Older children Adults Overall
n 422 598 1102 1848 3970
Proportion use (% (95% CI))
Voucher 41.5 (36.9, 46.2) 10.0 (7.9, 12.7) 4.0 (3.0, 5.3) 14.9 (13.3, 16.6) 14.0 (12.9, 15.1)
Free-Vaccine 27.0 (23.0, 31.5) 50.0 (45.8, 53.8) 37.3 (34.5, 40.2) 15.8 (14.2, 17.5) 28.1 (26.7, 29.5)
Free-Other 5.9 (4.0, 8.6) 12.7 (10.3, 15.6) 19.2 (16.9, 21.6) 8.9 (7.7, 10.3) 12.0 (11.0, 13.1)
Commercial market 24.0 (20.1, 28.2) 26.3 (22.9, 29.9) 37.9 (35.1, 40.8) 60.2 (58.0, 62.4) 45.1 (43.5, 46.6)
Unknown source 1.7 (0.8, 3.4) 1.2 (0.6, 2.4) 1.6 (1.0, 2.6) 0.2 (0.1, 0.5) 0.9 (0.6, 1.2)
  1. Free-other means all nets that a user obtained it as a gift from a relative or a friend
  2. Unknown source means all nets that the respondent could not identify its source