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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for individuals (all ages) in sampled houses during screening, by randomization group

From: The effect of small solar powered ‘Bͻkͻͻ’ net fans on mosquito net use: results from a randomized controlled cross-over trial in southern Ghana

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
(n = 102) (n = 122) (n = 118)
% 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
Occupation
 No employment 7.8 3.9–15.3 4.1 1.6–10.3 7.6 3.6–15.4
 Student 16.7 6.5–36.4 23.0 13.4–36.5 28.8 20.9–38.3
 Farmer 29.4 19.0–42.5 31.1 24.7–38.4 27.1 20.8–34.6
 Other occupation 21.6 13.3–33.1 18.0 12.2–25.8 17.8 11.7–26.1
 Child (too young to work) 24.5 14.5–38.4 23.8 14.5–36.5 18.6 10.5–30.9
Sex
 Male 49.0 41.3–56.8 46.7 38.9–54.7 44.9 38.7–51.3
 Female 51.0 43.2–58.7 53.3 45.3–61.1 55.1 48.7–61.3
Education
 No formal education 24.5 15.0–37.4 22.1 15.4–30.7 18.6 11.8–28.1
 Primary 46.1 32.8–60.0 42.6 34.1–51.6 51.7 42.8–60.5
 Secondary or higher 0.9 0.1–6.9 6.6 3.2–13.1 4.2 1.7–10.4
 Other (Kindergarten or younger) 28.4 18.5–41.0 28.7 20.1–39.2 25.4 17.9–34.7
Health
 Fever in last 2 weeks 33.3 22.8–45.8 44.3 31.8–57.5 30.5 21.7–41.0
 Cough in last 2 weeks 27.5 20.0–36.4 32.8 22.9–44.5 25.4 17.8–34.9
 Diarrhoea in last 2 weeks 20.6 13.5–30.2 24.6 15.2–37.2 18.6 11.2–29.5
Mosquito net use
 Net used last night** 45.1 26.0–64.7 60.7 41.9–76.7 40.7 24.5–59.2
  1. Standard errors adjusted for intra-class correlation at the household level
  2. ** p < 0.01