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Table 1 Household characteristics

From: Knowledge and reported practices of men and women on maternal and child health in rural Guinea Bissau: a cross sectional survey

  min max mean SD median
Interviewee responses      
Number of people living in household 3 34 10.5 5.7 9
Number of rooms in household 1 12 4.6 2.1 4
Number of people per room 0.7 12 2.5 1.3 2.3
Number of children living in household 1 12 2.7 1.7 2
Number of bed nets in household 0 13 3.6 2.2 3
  Number of
households
%    
Time since nets were treated      
Not needed or within 6 months 49 15.8    
Within 1 year 153 49.4    
Never/Don't know 102 32.9    
No bed nets 6 1.9    
Interviewer observations Number of
households
%    
Hand washing facility where food is prepared      
Yes 253 81.6    
Soap to wash hands Yes   17.1    
Latrine type No latrine 58 18.7    
Clean* 185 59.7    
Covered* 133 42.9    
Hand washing facility close to latrine* 8 2.6    
  1. *More than one can apply