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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of household members in DHS surveys of 2010 and 2015

From: Determinants of long-lasting insecticidal net ownership and utilization in malaria transmission regions: evidence from Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Surveys

Characteristics 2010 2015
Number of participants
 Male n = 27,225 (64%) n = 26,987 (62%)
 Female n = 15,423 (36%) n = 16,719 (38%)
Age in years (mean)
 Male 46 45
 Female 47 46
Sex of household head
 Male n = 20,389 (48%) n = 20,630 (47%)
 Female n = 22,308 (52%) n = 23,076 (53%)
Age in years of household head (mean)
 Male 46 45
 Female 47 46
Place of residence
 Urban 12,785 (30%) 16,301 (37%)
 Rural 29,913 (70%) 27,405 (63%)
Region/province
 Bulawayo n = 3269 n = 3498
 Harare n = 5712 n = 4536
 Manicaland n = 5128 n = 4905
 Mashonaland Central n = 3841 n = 4723
 Mashonaland East n = 3684 n = 4146
 Mashonaland West n = 4172 n = 4677
 Masvingo n = 4626 n = 4531
 Matebeleland North n = 3646 n = 4071
 Matebeleland South n = 3333 n = 3877
 Midlands n = 5271 n = 4742
Children under 5 years
 Bulawayo n = 2239 n = 2886
 Harare n = 4581 n = 4201
 Manicaland n = 5787 n = 5678
 Mashonaland Central n = 4 207 n = 4813
 Mashonaland East n = 3234 n = 3672
 Mashonaland West n = 4464 n = 5050
 Masvingo n = 5640 n = 4771
 Matebeleland North n = 4786 n = 4541
 Matebeleland South n = 4065 n = 4008
 Midlands n = 6043 n = 5167
Pregnant women
 Bulawayo n = 22 n = 43
 Harare n = 72 n = 79
 Manicaland n = 72 n = 78
 Mashonaland Central n = 67 n = 92
 Mashonaland East n = 51 n = 58
 Mashonaland West n = 55 n = 70
 Masvingo n = 75 n = 62
 Matebeleland North n = 38 n = 46
 Matebeleland South n = 37 n = 57
 Midlands n = 88 n = 62