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Table 2 Bed net source, ownership and use, 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 Variable groups Frequency, n (%)
Bed net ownership per HH Number of HHs with at least one bed net 1292 (91.7)
Number of HHs without any bed net 118 (8.3)
Bed net source From government through mass LLIN campaigns 2647 (95.6)
From government through antenatal care and immunization clinics 75 (2.7)
Privately purchased 19 (0.7)
Provided for by family/relatives 28 (1.0)
Number of bed nets ownership per HH 1 326 (23.3)
2 595 (42.6)
3 275 (11.7)
≥4 96 (6.8)
No responses 104 (7.4)
Total number of nets owned in HHs visited N 2768
Number of nets used night before the survey n (%) 2386 (86.2)
Mean number of bed nets per HH Mean (±SD) 2.1 (±0.3)a
Mean number of sleeping spaces (N = 6603) Mean (±SD) 2.1 (±0.9)a
Ratio of bed nets per sleeping space Mean (±SD) 1.0 (±0.4)a
Number of persons who slept under net n (%) 3,525 (72.3)
Number of bed net used by sex Female 1895 (72.9)
Male 1630 (71.6)
Number of bed net used by age group <5 years 432 (74.9)
5–15 years 810 (68.9)
>15 years 3523 (73.1)
Number of bed net used by sleeping space type Slept on beds 1387 (81.6)
Slept with no beds 576 (64.2)
Bed net integrity: presence and size of holes Number of nets with no hole 2425 (87.7)
Number of nets with at least one finger size hole 200 (7.2)
Number of nets with at least one hand size hole 81 (2.9)
Number of nets with at least one head size hole 62 (2.2)
  1. aStandard deviations