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Table 1 Household and study population characteristics

From: Coverage, determinants of use and repurposing of long-lasting insecticidal nets two years after a mass distribution in Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea: a cross-sectional study

Variable N (%)
Household characteristics (n = 2694)  
Type of household
 Permanent 1349 (50.1)
 Traditional 1069 (39.7)
 Makeshift 276 (10.2)
Number of individuals per household  
 Median (IQR) 5 (3–7)
Sex of the household head  
Male 2063 (76.6)
Female 631 (23.4)
Individual chracteristics (n = 13,595)  
Gendera
 Male 7056 (51.9)
 Female 6537 (48.1)
Age [years]b  
 < 5 2088 (15.5)
 5–14 2979 (22.1)
 ≥ 15 8432 (62.4)
Employed [if ≥ 15 years old]c  
 No 5411 (77.4)
 Yes 1584 (22.6)
Studying [if 5–14 years old]d  
 No 639 (22.0)
 Yes 2267 (78.0)
  1. an = 13,593 (0.01 % missing)
  2. bn = 13,499 (0.7 % missing)
  3. cn = 6995 (17.0 % missing)
  4. dn = 2906 (2.5 % missing)