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Table 1 Household (N = 1410) socio-demographic and house structural features, Ruhuha sector, Rwanda, 2015

From: Long-lasting insecticidal net source, ownership and use in the context of universal coverage: a household survey in eastern Rwanda

Variable name Variable groups Frequency, n (%)
Sex of head of household (HoH) Male 1021 (72.4)
Female 389 (27.6)
Age of HoH in years Mean (±SD) 44.7 (±1 4.5)a
Highest educational level attained by HoH None 415 (29.4)
Primary school 790 (56.0)
Post primary/vocational 36 (2.6)
Secondary or higher 169 (12.0)
Marital status of HoH Never married 46 (3.3)
Married 654 (46.4)
Living together 319 (22.6)
Separated/divorced 108 (7.6)
Widowed 283 (20.1)
Household (HH) member size Mean (±SD) 4.69 (±1.9)a
Proportion of HoH with no formal education None 415 (29.4)
HH socio-economic status (SES) score Low 470 (33.4)
Middle 470 (33.4)
High 468 (33.2)
Does the HH own the house currently lived in? Yes 1250 (88.8)
No 158 (11.2)
Type of sleeping spaces used in HH Beds 1819 (62.9)
Floor 1075 (37.1)
Average number sleeping spaces in HH visited Mean (±SD) 2.17 (±0.9)a
Number of sleeping spaces per HH 1 294 (20.9)
2 697 (49.5)
3 339 (24.0)
≥4 79 (5.6)
Average number of rooms in household visited Mean (±SD)a 2.96 (±1.2)
Number of rooms in house lived in 1 141 (10.1)
2 250 (17.7)
3 738 (52.4)
4 175 (12.4)
≥5 105 (7.4)
Number of windows in the house lived in 0–2 419 (29.7)
≥3 991 (70.1)
Did the house have a ceiling? Yes 101 (7.1)
  1. aStandard deviations