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Table 1 Background characteristics of households surveyed

From: A cross-sectional analysis of ITN and IRS coverage in Namibia in 2013

Background characteristics Distribution of households No. (%)
Residence type
 Urban 4763 (48.4)
 Rural 5083 (51.6)
Wealth quintile
 Lowest 1696 (17.2)
 Second 1945 (19.8)
 Middle 2012 (20.4)
 Fourth 2178 (22.1)
 Highest 2015 (20.5)
Regional PfPR2–10 (%)
 < 1 3467 (35.2)
 1 to < 5 1432 (14.5)
 > 5 4947 (50.2)
EA PfPR2–10 (%)
 < 1 4184 (42.5)
 1 to < 5 1082 (11.0)
 > 5 4580 (46.5)
MSP zone
 3 3588 (36.4)
 2 2.033 (20.7)
 1 4225 (42.9)
IRS coveragea
 No IRS 7921 (80.5)
 IRS 1676 (17.0)
 Don’t know 245 (2.5)
ITN coverage
 No net 6533 (66.4)
 Untreated net 940 (9.6)
 ITN 2373 (24.1)
Number of ITNs in household
 0 7473 (75.9)
 1 1142 (11.6)
 > 1 1231 (12.5)
ITN per two people
 < 1 ITN per two people 8724 (88.6)
 ≥ 1 ITN per two people 1122 (11.4)
Total 9846 (100.0)
  1. PfPR2–10, Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate in those aged 2–10 years; EA, enumeration area; MSP, Malaria Strategic Plan; IRS, indoor residual spraying; ITN, insecticide-treated net
  2. an = 9842