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Table 1 Characteristics of study households and individuals in Abia and Plateau states, Nigeria, September 2010

From: Malaria prevalence, anemia and baseline intervention coverage prior to mass net distributions in Abia and Plateau States, Nigeria

  Abia Plateau
Number of clusters sampled 58 58
Household characteristics   
Number of households sampled 1,305 1,335
Mean (SD) number of people per household 4.4 (2.7) 6.3 (3.1)*
Mean (SD) number of sleeping rooms per household 1.9 (1.1) 2.4 (1.2)*
Altitude   
  ≤100 m (%) 55.1 0.0*
  100–1000 m (%) 44.8 46.3
  >1000 m (%) 0.2 53.7*
Household wealth index, quintiles   
  Poorest (%) 6.9 28.0*
  Second (%) 11.8 25.7*
  Third (%) 21.2 17.0
  Fourth (%) 25.9 18.0
  Richest (%) 34.3 11.3*
Individual characteristics   
Number of persons in sampled households 5,754 8,303
Age   
  <5 yrs (%) 14.7 16.4
  5-9 yrs (%) 12.0 16.0*
  10-14 yrs (%) 9.9 11.9
  15-19 yrs (%) 9.3 9.8
  20-49 yrs (%) 35.5 36.7
  ≥50 yrs (%) 18.6 9.3*
Proportion female (%) 53.6 49.6
Pregnant women, self-reported (% of all individuals/% of women) 2.5/4.6 2.1/4.3
  1. *Asterisk indicates statistically significant difference between states (non-overlapping 95% confidence intervals).