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Table 3 Bed net availability and utilization in Zambézia Province and across three focus districts

From: Prevalence and determinants of malaria among children in Zambézia Province, Mozambique

  All Province Alto Molócuè Morrumbala Namacurra p value*
(n = 2540) (n = 781) (n = 522) (n = 416)
How many mosquito nets in the household      <0.001
 Missing, n (%) 77 (3) 13 (2) 16 (3) 9 (2)  
 Less than the number of beds (%) 38.2 40.8 39.0 37.1  
 More than the number of beds (%) 3.6 5.2 0.3 8.3  
 None (%) 33.8 20.1 53.1 7.3  
 One for every bed (%) 24.4 33.9 7.6 47.3  
Child slept under bed night last night      <0.001
 Missing, n (%) 156 (6) 81 (10) 20 (4) 5 (1)  
 No (%) 40.4 34.3 51.5 11.6  
 Yes (%) 59.6 65.7 48.5 88.4  
Respondent slept under bed net last night      <0.001
 Missing, n (%) 59 (2) 20 (3) 8 (2) 10 (2)  
 No (%) 44.7 39.9 61.7 12.8  
 Yes (%) 55.3 60.1 38.3 87.2  
  1. Categorical variables are reported as weighted percentages, with each observation being weighted by the inverse of the child sampling probability
  2. * Chi square tests comparing across three focus districts. p values ignore effects of clustering