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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of respondents in Chewaka district, South West Ethiopia, 2014

From: Insecticide treated nets use and its determinants among settlers of Southwest Ethiopia

Variables (n = 574) Frequency Percent
Sex
 Male 222 38.7
 Female 352 61.3
Age (years)
 15–29 286 49.8
 30-44 237 41.3
  ≥ 45 51 8.9
Marital Status
 Single 50 8.7
 Married 507 88.3
 Divorced 10 1.8
 Widowed 7 1.2
Educational level
 Illiterate 379 66
 Literate 195 34
Occupation
 Student 31 5.4
 House wife 70 12.2
 Governmental Employee 19 3.3
 Merchant 35 6.1
 Farmer 414 72.1
 Other 5 0.9
Monthly income of HH (birr)
  < 100 13 2.3
 100–299 129 22.5
 300–499 167 29.1
 500–799 149 26
  > 799 116 20.2
Family Size
 Less than three 35 6.1
 Three to four 158 27.5
 Five to six 179 31.2
 Seven and above 202 35.2
Presence of radio in the HH
 No 293 51.1
 Yes 281 48.9
Presence of television in the HH
 No 544 94.8
 Yes 30 5.2