Skip to main content

Table 3 Population ITN use by 3 or more people by household access

From: The consequences of declining population access to insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) on net use patterns and physical degradation of nets after 22 months of ownership

  Households with enough ITNs Households without enough ITNs
Number of households with ITNs used previous night 1314 863
Number of nets found in households 5899 3288
Number of nets used by three or more people 519 824
% of nets used by 3 or more people (95% CI) 8.8% (95% CI: 8.0–9.7%) 25.1% (95% CI: 23.0–27.3%)
Age in years n1 n2 Crowded**
(95% CI)
n1 n2 Crowded **
(95% CI)
Under 5 612 389 63.6 (59.7–67.3) 814 687 84.4 (81.8–86.8)
5–14 1446 441 30.5 (28.2–32.9) 1256 756 60.2 (57.4–62.8)
15–24 945 185 19.6 (17.2–22.2) 630 313 49.7 (45.8–53.6)
25–64 1880 539 28.7 (26.7–30.8) 1391 844 60.7 (58.1–63.2)
64+  331 34 10.3 (7.4–14.0) 155 38 24.5 (18.4–31.9)
  5214 1588 30.5 (29.2–31.7) 4246 2638 62.1 (60.7–63.6)
  1. *Assuming each net is used by 2 people
  2. **Net use by 3 or more sleepers
  3. n1 Number of people who slept under net last night
  4. n2 Number of people who were crowded