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Table 1 Socio-demographic and characteristics of survey participants in Lira District, June 2017

From: Effects and factors associated with indoor residual spraying with Actellic 300 CS on malaria morbidity in Lira District, Northern Uganda

Characteristic Categories Frequency, N = 159 Percentage
Age groups 18–24 years 36 22.6
25 + 123 77.4
Sex Male 67 42.1
Female 92 57.9
Marital status Married 135 84.9
Not married 24 15.1
Place of residence Rural 106 66.7
Urban 53 33.3
Education level Never attended school 23 14.5
Primary 82 51.6
Secondary 27 17.0
Post-secondary 27 17.0
Occupation of HH head Peasant 103 64.8
Small business 21 13.2
Formal employment 35 22.0
Wealth index Poorest 42 26.4
Poor 22 13.8
Middle 36 22.6
Rich 29 18.4
Richest 30 18.9
House type Temporary 64 40.2
Semi-permanent 34 21.4
Permanent 61 38.4
Number of meals per day One meal 47 29.5
Two meals 85 53.5
Three meals 27 16.9