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Table 2 Ownership and utilization of LLINs by members of households and reasons for non-utilization

From: Examining equity in access to long-lasting insecticide nets and artemisinin-based combination therapy in Anambra state, Nigeria

Variables Proportions n(%)
Number of households that have a LLIN 1932 (80.5)
Mean number of LLINs per household = 2  
Number of households where a LLIN was used the previous night 1244 (64.4)
Number of households in which a LLIN was used the previous night by: (N1 = 1244)  
·All household members 784 (63.0)
·Pregnant women only 83 (6.7)
·Children under five years only 377 (30.3)
Reasons for non-use of LLINs by households (N2 = 688)  
·Forgot to use it 21 (3.1)
·Makes me sweat 454 (66.0)
·Not necessary 43 (6.3)
·Mosquitoes still bite me 51 (7.5)
·Skin irritation 65 (9.4)
·Other reasons 65 (9.4)
  1. N1 represents number of households where a long-lasting insecticide treated net was used the previous night which is 1244 households.
  2. N2 represents number of households where a long-lasting insecticide treated net was not used the previous night, which is 688 households.