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Table 1 Percent distribution of respondents from households with at least one net, by socio-demographic, psychosocial and household characteristics; Nigeria 2017

From: The role of ideation on the effect of an SBC intervention on consistent bed net use among caregivers of children under 5 years in Nigeria: a multilevel mediation analysis

Background characteristics State  
Akwa Ibom (n = 845) Kebbi (n = 964) Nasarawa (n = 936) Total (n = 2745)
Age group
 18–24 18.34 21.78 19.55 19.96
 25–34 48.17 46.58 52.88 49.22
 35–44 26.15 22.10 21.05 22.99
 45 and above 7.34 9.54 6.52 7.83
Respondent’s sex
 Male 25.68 24.17 25.21 24.99
 Female 74.32 75.83 74.79 75.01
Marital status
 Never married 2.37 0.10 0.64 0.98
 Married/co-habiting 94.79 99.27 97.97 97.45
 Divorced/separated/widowed 2.84 0.62 1.39 1.57
Educational level
 None 3.79 77.18 36.11 40.58
 Primary 24.02 8.20 21.15 17.49
 Secondary 58.58 9.96 35.36 33.59
 Higher 13.61 4.67 7.37 8.34
Religion
 Christian 99.76 7.47 56.52 52.60
 Muslim 0.24 89.94 41.56 45.83
 Traditional 0 2.59 1.92 1.57
Place of residence
 Rural 81.54 77.07 83.76 80.73
 Urban 18.46 22.93 16.24 19.27
Wealth index
 Lowest 2.96 32.26 11.43 16.14
 Second 8.28 24.27 23.40 19.05
 Middle 18.82 17.12 26.71 20.91
 Fourth 31.72 11.10 19.23 20.22
 Highest 38.22 15.25 19.23 23.68
 Average household size 5 6 6 6
 Average number of nets owned per household 2 2 2 2
 Proportion residing in households with at least one net for two residents 32.02 33.51 17.84 28.01
Psychosocial profile
 knows that malaria is caused by mosquito 31.24 70.54 59.40 54.64
 Higher perceived self-efficacy to protect self and children from malaria 52.66 45.75 49.15 49.03
 Higher perceived susceptibility to malaria 52.43 42.74 48.72 47.76
 Higher perceived severity of malaria 37.51 50.00 46.15 44.85
 Knows that bed net prevent malaria 72.66 89.63 86.54 83.35
 Higher perceived self-efficacy to procure and use a bed net 25.68 43.78 36.11 35.59
 Had discussion about bed net 21.18 51.66 46.79 40.62
 Participates in decision about net allocation 64.73 57.57 62.82 61.57
 Higher perceived response efficacy of bed net 36.69 41.18 49.04 42.48
 Perceived that use of bed net is a norm 33.61 72.82 61.86 57.01
 Knows where to buy a bed net 14.79 43.78 33.55 31.37
 Willing to pay for a bed net 31.38 63.07 71.15 56.21
 Positive attitude towards bed net 34.67 42.32 42.74 40.11