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Table 2 Description of sleeping spaces and people’s availability in it, Jimma Zone, March 2019, Ethiopia (N = 762 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

Variables Descriptive statistics Estimates
Number of sleeping spaces in the HH 1 219 (28.7%)
2 365 (47.9%)
3 160 (21.0%)
4 18 (2.4%)
Mean 1.97
Median 2.0
Aggregates of people per space
 Average measures Mean 2.5
Median 2.5
 Quartiles 1st 2.0
2rd 2.5
3rd 3.0
Priority population’s covered by ITN at where space they slept
 Pregnant women Mean 4.2 (3.4–5.2)
 Under five children Mean 55 (45–66)
Sex segregation per sleeping space Same 50 (6.6%)
Mixed 712 (93.4%)
Relevance factor of space-based access
 Median people actually accessed 1 ITN/SS Space-based 1/2.5
 Median people expected to access 1 ITN/2 people RBM’s-based ½
 Relevance factor for space-based measure Space/RBM 0.8