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Table 1 Characteristics of individuals residing in households owning at least one ITN Manica District, Mozambique

From: Factors associated with use of insecticide-treated net for malaria prevention in Manica District, Mozambique: a community-based cross-sectional survey

  n %
Number of ITNs
 1 ITN 106 28.4
 2 ITNs 130 34.9
 3 or more ITNs 137 36.7
Age category
 10–14 years 103 18.6
 15–19 years 85 15.4
 20–24 years 89 16.1
 25–39 years 130 23.5
 ≥ 40 years 146 26.4
Female sex 352 63.7
Education level completed by head of household
 Never attended 37 6.7
 Primary school 435 78.7
 Secondary school or higher 81 14.6
Household wealth
 Wealthiest 225 40.7
 Middle 153 27.7
 Poorest 175 31.6
Household size
 1–2 household members 197 35.6
 3–4 household members 182 32.9
 5 or more household members 174 31.5
Number of sleeping rooms
 1 sleeping room 334 60.4
 2 sleeping rooms 143 25.9
 3 or more sleeping rooms 76 13.7
Finished wall material 471 85.2
Finished roof material 486 87.9
Finished floor material 422 76.3
Presence of holes or openings on walls 24 4.3
Open eaves 127 23
Windows that can be blocked at night 384 69.4
Household sprayed with insecticide in the previous 12 months 315 57.0
  1. ITN insecticide-treated bed net