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Table 4 Distribution (%) of under-fives (U5s), Women in Reproductive Age (WRAs) and pregnant women (PW) that slept under mosquito nets the night before survey

From: Household possession, use and non-use of treated or untreated mosquito nets in two ecologically diverse regions of Nigeria – Niger Delta and Sahel Savannah

  Households
  Niger Delta Region (NDR) No. (%) Sahel Savannah Region (SSR) No. (%) χ 2 P OR (CI)
Total number of nets 305 120    
Average number of nets per HH 1.4 0.55    
Children under the age of five years      
Total No. of under-fives 284 455    
Slept under treated nets 174 (61.3) 125 (27.5) 82.90 0.000 4.2 (3.0; 5.8)
Slept under any nets 225 (79.2) 153 (33.6) 145.51 0.000 7.5 (5.3: 10.8)
Had fever 2 weeks prior to survey 66 (23.2) 129 (28.4) 2.35 0.130 0.8 (0.5:1.1)
Women in reproductive age (WRA)      
Total No. of WRA's 244 341    
Slept under treated nets 89 (36.5) 46 (13.5) 42.33 0.000 3.7 (2.4; 5.6)
Slept under any net 121 (49.6) 61 (17.9) 66.69 0.000 4.5 (3.1:6.7)
Pregnant Women (PW)      
Total No. of PW 28 50    
Slept under treated net 8 (28.6) 10 (20.0) 0.03 0.850 1.1 (0.3; 3.5)
Slept under any net 17 (60.7) 15 (30.0) 7.00 0.008 3.6 (1.2; 10.7)