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Table 1 Residential status, socio-demographic characteristics and ITN utilization (N = 2909)

From: Rural–urban variation in insecticide-treated net utilization among pregnant women: evidence from 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey

Variable Weighted N Percentage (%) Slept under ITN
Yes (%) No (%)
Residence
 Urban 898 30.9 74.1 25.9
 Rural 2011 69.1 86.1 13.9
Age, years
 15–19 387 13.3 87.2 12.8
 20–24 667 22.9 84.2 15.8
 25–29 784 27.0 80.9 19.1
 30–34 560 19.3 83.8 16.2
 35–39 343 11.8 76.4 23.6
 40–44 123 4.2 77.2 22.8
 45–49 45 1.6 83.0 17.0
Education
 No education 1600 55.0 88.1 11.9
 Primary 371 12.8 80.1 19.9
 Secondary 746 25.7 73.6 26.4
 Higher 191 6.6 73.3 26.7
Wealth Quintile
 Poorest 747 25.7 88.5 11.5
 Poorer 791 27.1 88.9 11.1
 Middle 600 20.6 83.3 16.7
 Richer 426 14.6 68.5 31.5
 Richest 345 11.8 69.9 30.1
Religion
 Christianity 754 25.9 74.3 25.7
 Islam 2138 73.5 85.2 14.8
 Traditionalist/Other 17 0.6 91.5 8.5
Marital status
 Married 2836 97.5 82.6 17.4
 Cohabiting 73 2.5 74.9 25.1
Health decision making
 Alone 214 7.3 78.5 21.5
 With partner 683 23.5 75.2 24.8
 Husband/partner alone 1997 68.7 85.3 14.7
 Other person 14 0.5 80.0 20.0
Wanted current pregnancy
 Not at all 65 2.2 70.3 29.7
 Then 2588 89.0 83.8 16.2
 Later 256 8.8 71.7 28.3
Health insurance
 No 2827 97.2 82.5 17.5
 Yes 81 2.8 79.2 20.8
Frequency of listening to radio
 Not at all 1562 53.7 85.2 14.8
 Less than once a week 587 20.2 80.7 19.3
 At least once a week 760 26.1 77.9 22.1
Frequency of watching T.V
 Not at all 1915 65.8 87.4 12.6
 Less than once a week 369 12.7 77.1 22.9
 At least once a week 624 21.5 70.2 29.8
Frequency of reading Newspaper
 Not at all 2664 91.6 82.9 17.1
 Less than once a week 175 6.0 74.0 26.0
 At least once a week 70 2.4 84.8 15.2
Region
 North central 373 12.8 79.1 20.9
 North east 556 19.1 82.0 18.0
 North west 1440 49.5 89.4 10.6
 South east 183 6.3 74.6 25.4
 South south 135 4.6 63.3 36.7
 South west 220 7.6 61.3 38.7
  1. χ2 Chi-square, df degree of freedom