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Table 2 Household socio-demographic characteristics at malarious areas of Dabat HDSS site, northwest Ethiopia, Oct. to Dec. 2014

From: Rural households at risk of malaria did not own sufficient insecticide treated nets at Dabat HDSS site: evidence from a cross sectional re-census

Variables Frequency Percent
HH access to source information
 No 2063 82.7
 Yes 432 17.3
Sex of HH head
 Female 486 19.5
 Male 2009 80.5
Educational level in HH
 Un educated 866 34.7
 Primary 1391 55.81
 Secondary and above 238 9.5
HH size
 1–4 1034 41.4
 5+ 1461 58.6
HH head Age in years
 14–32 625 25.1
 33–44 658 26.4
 45–56 630 25.3
 57–96 581 23.3
HH head marital status
 Cohabita 1950 78.2
 Not cohabitb 544 21.8
Wealth status
 Low income 346 14.9
 Middle income 913 39.3
 Better income 1063 45.8
Place of residence
 Rural 2493 99.9
 Urban 2 0.1
Farming main occupation of head
 Yes 2112 84.6
 Noc 383 15.4
  1. aMarried or living together
  2. bSingle, divorced, separated or widowed
  3. cstudent, Employee, shepherd, house worker; Private, merchant, unemployed, retired, disabled, housewife