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Table 1 Characteristics of surveyed households and population and their participation in the ITN distribution campaign at baseline and endline

From: Impact of a 15-month multi-channel continuous distribution pilot on ITN ownership and access in Eastern Region, Ghana

Characteristics Baseline (N = 1014) Endline (N = 898) p value
Mean # of de-jure (usual) household members 5.15 5.41 0.06
Mean # of persons per sleeping room 2.54 2.55 0.9
Households with a child under five in % 41.9 46.6 0.02
Households with a pregnant woman in % 5.8 3.9 0.09
Households headed by females in % 35.0 33.7 0.6
Mean age of head of household in years 50.4 51.3 0.5
Highest education level attained by head of household in %    0.1
 No schooling 24.9 25.7  
 Primary 32.3 37.2  
 Secondary 33.6 30.5  
 Higher than secondary 9.2 6.6  
Urban residence in % 38.2 44.9 0.3
Houses with modern roof (tin or zinc) in % 90.1 94.0 < 0.01
Household ownership of mobile phone in % 81.2 86.6 0.01