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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Towards making efficient use of household resources for appropriate prevention of malaria: investigating households’ ownership, use and expenditures on ITNs and other preventive tools in Southeast Nigeria

Characteristics Measurement
Sex: n (%)  
Female 484 (96.8)
Male 16 (3.2)
Age in years: mean (sd) 33 (9.2)
No. of people in a household: mean (sd) 5 (1.85)
Occupation: n (%) 137 (27.4)
Petty trading/Artisan 109 (21.8)
Subsistence farmer 48 (9.6)
Large scale entrepreneur 39 (7.8)
Self employed 37 (7.4)
Government worker 12 (2.4)
Employed in a private organization 39 (7.8)
Unemployed 79 (15.8)
Others  
  1. Note: sd = standard deviation.
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