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Table 3 Household malaria prevention measures, 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 (n = 1,305) Plateau (n = 1,335)
Percent of households that received IRS in past 12 months (95% CI) 0.4% (0.1–1.4) 0.6% (0.3–1.5)
Percent of households owning at least one net (95% CI) 10.1% (7.5–13.4) 35.1% (29.2–41.5)*
Percent of households owning two or more nets (95% CI) 2.1% (1.2–3.7) 14.5% (10.2–20.3)*
Percent of households with at least one net for every two people (95% CI) – all households 1.4% (0.8–2.1) 6.3% (3.8–8.8)*
Percent of households with at least one net for every two people (95% CI) – households with at least one net 14.2% (8.8–19.6) 18.1% (13.3–23.0)
Mean number of nets per household (95% CI) – all households 0.1 (0.1–0.2) 0.6 (0.4–0.7)*
Mean number of nets per household (95% CI) – households with at least one net 1.2 (1.1–1.3) 1.7 (1.5–1.8)*
Percent of population with access to net within a household (assuming net used by two people) (95% CI) 8.2% (3.7-6.9) 23.8% (14.5-24.1)*
  1. *Asterisk indicates statistically significant difference between states (non-overlapping 95% confidence intervals).