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Table 2 General characteristics of the surveyed households

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practice of communities of Wolaita, Southern Ethiopia about long-lasting insecticidal nets and evaluation of net fabric integrity and insecticidal activity

Variables (n = 770) Alternatives Frequency
No. (%)
Electricity Yes 74 (9.6)
No 696 (90.4)
Presence of radio or Television Yes 203 (26.4)
No 567 (73.6)
Floor Soil 664 (86.2)
Wooden or bamboo 106 (13.8)
Wall of the house Wooden frame plastered with mud 721 (93.6)
Wood frame covered with thatch 49 (6.4)
Roof Wood frame covered with thatch 289 (37.5)
Corrugated iron 481 (62.5)
Separate kitchen Yes 350 (45.5)
No 420 (54.5)
Open flame used in the house Wood fire 151 (19.6)
Charcoal fire 30 (3.9)
Wax candle 6 (0.8)
Oil lamp 583 (75.7)
Separate house for livestock Yes 187 (24.3)
No 583 (75.7)
Bedding material used Mat or leather on floor 294 (38.18)
  Foam or grass mattress 92 (11.95)
  Wooden bed (finished) 192 (24.94)
  Wooden bed (stick frame) 192 (24.94)