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Table 2 Household characteristics for control and intervention sites at baseline and endline

From: Impact of a behaviour change intervention on long-lasting insecticidal net care and repair behaviour and net condition in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

  N Baseline control (%) Baseline intervention (%) p* n Endline control (%) Endline intervention (%) p*
No. of children under five 432    0.219 539    0.737
1   30.4 41.4    34.8 34.6  
2   36.4 32.1    30.4 30.0  
3   15.7 14.4    19.9 17.1  
4+   17.5 12.1    14.9 18.4  
Household is polygamous 591 57.6 47.6 0.291 709 42.0 64.7 0.0002
Level of education of head of household 591    0.465 709    0.345
Non-literate   52.2 49.0    52.7 47.5  
Some primary   14.5 18.7    22.1 27.3  
Some secondary   21.2 24.8    20.6 17.5  
Some higher education   12.1 7.5    4.6 7.7  
Own radio 591 74.4 83.0 0.071 709 87.4 85.5 0.669
Own TV 591 36.7 33.7 0.686 709 23.1 29.0 0.329
Own at least 1 mosquito net 591 92.9 87.8 0.304 709 100 100 1.000
Own at least 1 LLIN 591 87.5 82.6 0.409 709 98.1 97.0 0.442
Population access to an LLIN within the household 591 44.9 41.3 0.076 709 39.0 40.7 0.839
HH ever had hole in nets 576 49.5 45.3 0.576 709 76.5 72.7 0.555
From tears 273 37.1 40 0.6387 531 57.1 50.9 0.4342
From corner ripping 273 20.3 14.6 0.3082 531 42.9 40.7 0.6917
From burns 273 2.1 6.2 0.1048 531 11.8 8.3 0.2527
From rats 273 17.5 27.7 0.1766 531 60.6 55.6 0.439
  1. *Pearson Chi-square.