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Table 1 Household and heads of household characteristics of border population in Tha Song Yang district, Tak province, Thailand

From: Ownership and utilization of bed nets and reasons for use or non-use of bed nets among community members at risk of malaria along the Thai-Myanmar border

Characteristics Total n = 331, n (%)
Wall
 Bamboo/wood 313 (94.56)
 Concrete 18 (5.44)
Floor
 Bamboo/wood 272 (82.18)
 Concrete 59 (17.82)
Roof
 Thatch 94 (28.40)
 Terracotta/galvanized iron 237 (71.60)
Sex
 Male 122 (36.86)
 Female 209 (63.14)
Age (years)
 < 35 102 (30.82)
 ≥ 35 229 (69.18)
 Mean (± SD) 43.42 (± 14.03)
Ethnics
 Thai 16 (4.83)
 Karen 315 (95.17)
Education level
 Illiterate 257 (77.64)
 Literate 74 (22.36)
Family income/month (Bath)
 ≤ 2000 182 (54.98)
 > 2000 149 (45.02)
 Mean (± SD) 2630.51 (± 1321.23)