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Table 1 Prevalence of sleeping under a mosquito net among adults across eight villages in rural Uganda

From: Social norms, misperceptions, and mosquito net use: a population-based, cross-sectional study in rural Uganda

Characteristics n % % who sleep under a mosquito net every night % who sleep under a mosquito net every night among people reporting at least one net in the household
Gender
 Male 913 54.7  61.7 77.2 
 Female 756 45.3  67.1 72.9
Age (years)
 Under 30  694 42.0 65.3 74.1
 30–39  330 20.0 67.6 77.2
 40–49  266 16.1 69.6 77.4
 50–59 134 8.1 62.4 74.8
 60–69 97 5.9 57.3 73.3
 70–79 74 4.5 62.2 82.1
 80 or more 59 3.6 42.1 64.9
Marital status
 Married 961 57.6 64.6 67.7 
 Single/divorced/separated 707 42.4 53.8 80.2
Education
 No education 276 16.9 56.6 73.7
 Primary 847 51.7 64.6 75.2
 Secondary 405 24.7 67.7 74.1
 Postgraduate 109 6.7 74.3 86.2
Household asset quintile
 Lowest 273 16.4 55.3 73.3 
 2nd 316 18.9 64.2 74.4
 3rd 327 19.6 70.8 80.4
 4th 383 23.0 66.1 73.3
 Highest 370 22.2 65.0 75.0
Ratio of nets:people in the household
 0 nets 235 14.1 0 n/a
 < 0.5 291 17.4 54.5 54.5
 0.5 to < 1.0 437 26.2 73.2  73.2
 1.0 or greater 706 42.3 85.1  85.1