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Table 3 Demographics and living habits of participants (pre-lining installation) within the study areas

From: Acceptability and effectiveness of a monofilament, polyethylene insecticide-treated wall lining for malaria control after six months in dwellings in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Demographics and habits Specifics Hut House
Participant gender Male 25 % (5/20) 10 % (2/20)
Female 75 % (15/20) 90 % (18/20)
Age range <20 10 % (2/20) N/A
21–40 35 % (7/20) 60 % (12/20)
41–60 40 % (8/20) 25 % (5/20)
61–80 15 % (3/20) 15 % (3/20)
Number of people that slept in study area 1 10 % (2/20) 20 % (4/20)
2 40 % (8/20) 40 % (8/20)
3 35 % (7/20) 20 % (4/20)
More than 3 15 % (3/20) 20 % (4/20)
Children in study area <13 years of age 75 % (15/20) 50 % (10/20)
Purpose of study area Only slept in 85 % (17/20) 95 % (19/20)
To cook and sleep in 15 % (2/20) 5 % (1/20)
Bed time 19:00–20:00 25 % (5/20) 10 % (2/20)
20:00–21:00 45 % (9/20) 40 % (8/20)
After 21:00 30 % (6/20) 50 % (10/20)
Wake up time Before 05:00 30 % (6/20) 25 % (5/20)
05:00 and 06:00 40 % (8/20) 15 % (3/20)
06:00 and 07:00 15 % (3/20) 50 % (10/20)
After 07:00 15 % (3/20) 10 % (2/20)