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Table 4 Inequities in household ownership of mosquito nets

From: Are there geographic and socio-economic differences in incidence, burden and prevention of malaria? A study in southeast Nigeria

  Untreated window nets n (%) Untreated door nets n (%) Untreated bed-nets n (%) Insecticide treated bets nets (ITNs) n (%)
Urban-rural differences
Rural 211(24.4) 156(18.1) 27(3.1) 6(0.7)
Urban 334(42.1) 233(29.3) 68(8.6) 14(1.8)
Equity ratio 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.4
X2 (p-value) 61.65 (.0001) 31.3 (.0001) 23.6 (.0001) 4.09 (.043)
SES differences
SES quartiles
Q1 most poor 57 (10.7) 43 (11.3) 13 (13.8) 3 (15.0)
Q2 very poor 106 (19.9) 76 (19.9) 27 (28.7) 6 (30.0)
Q3 poor 179 (35.6) 134 (35.2) 24 (23.5) 3 (15.0)
Q4 least poor 191 (35.8) 128 (35.6) 30(31.9) 8 (40.0)
Equity ratio 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
X2 (p-value) 134.2 (.0001) 79.1 (.0001) 7.4 (0.60) 3.6 (.31)