TABLE 2.

Baseline Characteristics for All Non-School Intervention LGAs in the Wave 1 Distribution (Baseline Comparison Group) and Ikom LGA Alone (Endline Comparison Group)

Rest of Wave 1 (N=251)Ikom LGA (N=34)P Value
No. of de-jure household members, mean4.74.8.98
No. of persons per sleeping room2.22.4.20
Households with any children under 5, %33.1%26.0%.16
Households with a pregnant woman, %8.6%7.5%.86
Households with any eligible school children, %
Age of head of household, years, mean41.343.6.38
Female-headed households, %18.4%15.2.50
Educational achievement of head of household, %.14
    Non-literate10.7%13.5%
    Primary22.6%16.8%
    Secondary48.5%36.2%
    Tertiary18.1%33.5%
Household access to safe water, %41.2%28.5%.31
Household access to any latrine, %72.0%50.3%.06
Houses with modern roof (e.g., sheets, tiles), %89.7%96.6%.37
Household ownership of radio, %86.4%82.4%.38
Household ownership of mobile phone, %83.7%89.9%.44
Household ownership of any means of transport, %73.8%69.0%.50
Households registered by ITN campaign, %48.0%32.8%.02
Household received any net from campaign, %65.8%52.2%.13
No. of ITNs received, if any, mean1.881.88.94
  • Abbreviations: ITN, insecticide-treated net; LGA, local government area.