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Table 1 Characteristics of net ownership and use for households in clusters <2,000 m

From: Malaria indicator survey 2007, Ethiopia: coverage and use of major malaria prevention and control interventions

In all HH
(N = 5,083)
% owning ≥ 1 ITN 65.6%
  % owning ≥ 2 ITN 36.8%
  Mean number of ITNs per HH 1.1
Among persons in all HH % sleeping under ITN last night All ages 36.1%
(N = 21,479)
   Children <5 years of age 41.5%
(N = 3,643)
   Women 15 - 49 years of age 41.7%
(N = 4,466)
   Pregnant women 42.8%
(N = 412)
In HH with ≥ 1 ITN
(N = 3,282)
Mean no of ITN per HH 1.7
  % of HH where all persons slept under net last night 36.4%
  % of HH where at least one ITN was used last night 72.1%
Among persons in HH with ≥ 1 ITN % sleeping under ITN last night All ages 53.2%
(N = 14,326)
   Children <5 years of age 60.1%
(N = 2,496)
   Women 15 - 49 years of age 60.9%
(N = 3,009)
   Pregnant women 65.7%
(N = 266)
  1. Note, abbreviations: HH, household; ITN, insecticide treated net.