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Table 2 Socio-economic assets of LLIN owners by collection time point, Waspam, Nicaragua (n = 165 households)

From: Evaluation of the durability and use of long‐lasting insecticidal nets in Nicaragua

Indicator Collection time point Total
6 months 12 months 24 months 36 months
Household asset present, n (%)
 Electricity 47 (85.5) 35 (83.3) 30 (88.2) 31 (91.2) 143 (86.7)
 Radio 40 (72.7) 31 (73.8) 25 (73.5) 26 (76.5) 122 (73.9)
 Television 39 (70.9) 33 (78.6) 28 (82.4) 20 (58.8) 120 (72.7)
 Refrigerator 27 (49.1) 25 (59.5) 20 (58.8) 13 (38.2) 85 (51.5)
 Bicycle 28 (50.9) 20 (47.6) 16 (47.1) 9 (26.5) 73 (44.2)
 Motorcycle 6 (10.9) 13 (31.0) 6 (17.6) 1 (2.9) 26 (15.8)
Employment type, n (%)
 Self-employed 17 (30.9) 15 (35.7) 18 (52.9) 22 (64.7) 72 (43.6)
 State institution 16 (29.1) 15 (35.7) 10 (29.4) 12 (35.3) 53 (32.1)
 Family farm 9 (16.4) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.9) 9 (26.5) 19 (11.5)
 Private institution 7 (12.7) 6 (14.3) 5 (14.7) 1 (2.9) 19 (11.5)
 Nongovernmental organization 5 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.9) 7 (4.2)
 Housewife 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (8.8) 3 (1.8)
 Other 1 (1.8) 2 (4.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (1.8)
 Unemployed 2 (3.6) 3 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (3.0)
Principal water supply, n (%)
 Drilled well 30 (54.5) 26 (61.9) 21 (61.8) 22 (64.7) 99 (60.0)
 Water pipes 19 (34.5) 9 (21.4) 11 (32.4) 8 (23.5) 47 (28.5)
 River water 3 (5.5) 4 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.9) 8 (4.8)
 Public water stand or faucet 3 (5.5) 3 (7.1) 2 (5.9) 1 (2.9) 9 (5.5)
 Rainwater in barrels 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.9) 2 (1.2)
Principal hygiene service, n (%)
 Covered latrine 53 (96.4) 41 (97.6) 33 (97.1) 32 (94.1) 159 (96.4)
 No facility, bush or field 1 (1.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.9) 3 (1.8)
 Toilet 0 (0.0) 1 (2.4) 1 (2.9) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.2)
 Uncovered latrine 1 (1.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.6)
Type of floor in home, n (%)
 Wood 48 (87.3) 33 (78.6) 28 (82.4) 27 (79.4) 136 (82.4)
 Tile 3 (5.5) 4 (9.5) 6 (17.6) 3 (8.8) 16 (9.7)
 Brick 4 (7.3) 5 (11.9) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.9) 10 (6.1)
 Other 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (8.8) 3 (1.8)
Type of walls in home, n (%)
 Wood 50 (90.9) 31 (73.8) 28 (82.4) 24 (70.6) 133 (80.6)
 Blocks 5 (9.1) 7 (16.7) 3 (8.8) 1 (2.9) 16 (9.7)
 Wood and blocks 0 (0.0) 4 (9.5) 2 (5.9) 5 (14.7) 11 (6.7)
 Bamboo 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.9) 4 (11.8) 5 (3.0)
Type of roof, n (%)
 Aluminum (zinc sheets) 55 (100.0) 40 (95.2) 33 (97.1) 34 (100.0) 162 (98.2)
 Palm 0 (0.0) 2 (4.8) 1 (2.9) 0 (0.0) 3 (1.8)
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