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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of household respondents, Jimma Zone, Ethiopia, March, 2019 (n = 759 HHs)

From: Comparing insecticide-treated nets access-use based on universal household and population indicators vis-a-vis measures adapted to sleeping spaces in Ethiopia

Socio-demographic characteristics Descriptive statistics
No %
Sampled people (Districts)
 Botor-Tolay [HH = 120] 606 16.1
 Nono-Benja [HH = 123] 651 17.3
 Limmu-Kossa [HH = 132] 615 16.4
 Gera [HH = 166] 759 20.2
 Shebe-Sombo [HH = 218] 1129 30.0
 Total HH = 759 3760 100
Sex of respondent
 Male 439 57.9
 Female 320 42.1
Sex of HH head
 Male 690 90.9
 Female 69 9.1
Marital status
 Married 642 85.0
 Divorced 31 4.1
 Widowed 29 3.8
 aOthers 53 7.2
Education
 No read nor write 313 41.2
 Read and write 80 10.6
 Primary school 251 33.1
 Secondary school 106 14.0
 College and above 5 1.1
Religion
 Muslim 423 55.9
 Orthodox 230 30.4
 Protestant 104 13.7
Ethnicity
 Oromo 576 76.0
 Amhara 138 18.2
 bOthers 54 7.0
Proportions of
 < 5 years old population 584 15.5
 School age children (5–14) 835 22.2
 Adults per HHs 2343 62.3
 PW/15–49 years (females) 31 3.4
 Average family size 4.9 (mean) 2.2 (SD)
  1. HH household, PW pregnant women, SD standard deviation
  2. aOthers: single, cohabitation, bOthers: Gurage, Tigre, Dawro, Kaffa, Hadiya, and Kambata