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Table 4 LLINs knowledge and use among 957 households, stratified by socioeconomic position (SEP) in the study villages Bozi, Yoho and N'Dakonankro, central Côte d'Ivoire

From: Malaria knowledge and long-lasting insecticidal net use in rural communities of central Côte d'Ivoire

Variables Total (%) Wealth quintiles CIa SEb (CI) t-test (CI)
   Poorest (n = 192) Very poor (n = 201) Poor (n = 182) Less poor (n = 191) Least poor (n = 191)    
LLINs knowledge 87.4 81.2 87.6 86.3 84.3 97.4 0.027 0.015 1.75
Information process         
   Hospital 41.0 40.6 33.3 45.0 37.7 48.7 0.039 0.028 1.41
   Television 26.6 12.5 17.9 20.9 27.2 55.5 0.285 0.060 4.76*
   Radio 23.5 17.7 23.4 22.0 28.8 25.6 0.073 0.028 2.56*
   Friends 9.3 12.0 13.4 7.1 5.8 7.8 -0.138 0.027 -5.12*
   Neighbour 6.0 5.7 4.5 5.5 8.4 5.8 0.053 0.040 1.33
Actions against mosquitoes        
   ITNs 45.7 33.8 40.3 45.0 46.6 62.8 0.112 0.032 3.48*
   Insecticide spray 34.2 42.2 31.3 24.2 31.4 41.4 -0.005 0.065 -0.07
   Fumigating coils 24.2 18.2 21.9 25.8 30.4 25.1 0.074 0.034 2.18*
   Bed nets 14.1 12.0 11.9 13.7 13.6 19.4 0.093 0.034 2.69*
   Smoke by burning leave 0.6 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 -0.328 0.151 -2.17*
LLINs advantages        
   Protection against mosquitoes 68.4 68.2 70.1 61.0 67.5 74.9 0.012 0.017 0.73
   Protection against malaria 33.5 22.9 25.4 40.1 29.8 50.3 0.140 0.049 2.83*
   Protection against others insects 6.3 2.1 2.5 4.9 8.4 13.6 0.368 0.062 5.96*
Non utilization of LLINs         
   Expensive 21.9 33.8 23.4 24.7 16.7 11.0 -0.191 0.059 -3.26*
   Family size 4.2 2.1 6.5 4.4 5.8 2.1 -0.010 0.143 -0.07
   Not effective 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.1 1.6 0.498 0.206 2.42*
   It's for one sleeping room 0.8 0.0 1.0 0.5 1.0 1.6 0.310 0.166 1.86
   Does no protect against malaria 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.5 -0.110 0.100 -1.10
   Mosquitoes bite outside LLINs 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 0.175 0.004 40.21*
LLINs side effect          
   Heat 17.1 9.1 11.4 17.0 23.6 24.6 0.198 0.039 5.03*
   Suffocation 7.4 1.6 3.0 9.3 8.9 14.7 0.343 0.113 3.03*
   Unpleasant smell 1.9 0.5 0.0 0.5 4.2 4.2 0.488 0.134 3.63*
  1. *Significant difference
  2. aCI: concentration index
  3. bSE: standard error