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Table 1 Proportion of household by background characteristics in Kersa district, eastern Ethiopia, 2010

From: Low long-lasting insecticide nets (LLINs) use among household members for protection against mosquito bite in kersa, Eastern Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (%)
Place of residence (n=2867)  
 Urban 341 (11.9)
 Rural 2526(88.1)
Altitude above sea level  
 ≤2000 meters 535 (18.7)
 >2000 meters 2332 (81.3)
HH with children < 5  
 Yes 1644 (57.3)
 No 1223 (42.7)
Sex of household members (n=14226)  
 Male 7166 (50.4)
 Female 7060 (49.6)
Household size  
 1–2 persons 320 (11.2)
 3–5 persons 1444 (50.4)
 >= 6 persons 1103 (38.4)
Roof type  
 Corrugated iron sheet 2272 (79.2)
 Thatched roof and others 595 (20.8)
Number of sleeping rooms (n=2867)  
 1 room 2481 (86.5)
 ≥ 2 rooms 386 (13.5)
IRS sprayed dwellings in last 12 months  
 Yes 798 (27.8)
 No 2069 (72.2)