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Table 3 Baseline 2006: univariable logistic regression analysis of association of net use and explanatory factors

From: Which nets are being used: factors associated with mosquito net use in Amhara, Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regions of Ethiopia

Factors   Total nets
N = 3,784
Nets used last night
n = 3,221
Proportion of nets used last night
(%)
Odds
Ratio
95% CI p-value
Net characteristics       
Type of net Other type 1,536 1,290 84.0 1.0   
  LLIN 2,248 1,931 85.9 1.4 1.0-1.8 0.027
Age of the net ≤6 months 2,847 2,491 87.5 1.0   Ptrend <0.001
  >6 months - 1 year 580 481 82.9 0.8 0.5-1.1  
  >1 year 357 249 69.7 0.3 0.2-0.4  
Net condition Good* 3,430 2,927 85.3 1.0   Ptrend = 0.008
  Fair (no holes >33 mm) 174 159 91.4 2.3 1.1-4.7  
  Poor (1-4 holes >33 mm) 95 69 72.6 0.3 0.2-0.6  
  Unsafe (5 or more holes >33 mm) 85 66 77.6 0.5 0.2-1.0  
Net purchased No 3,654 3,117 85.3 1.0   
  Yes 130 104 80.0 0.6 0.3-1.1 0.101
Household characteristics       
Number of sleeping rooms in HH (per additional room)    1.0 0.9-1.3 0.934
Net density± <0.5 2911 2530 86.9 1.0   Ptrend <0.001
  ≥0.5 < 1.0 762 619 81.2 0.6 0.4-0.8  
  ≥1.0 < 1.5 98 67 68.4 0.3 0.1-0.6  
  ≥1.5 13 5 38.5 0.03 0.003-0.3  
Insecticide residual spraying Not sprayed 2,712 2298 84.7 1.0   
  Sprayed within last 12 months 1,072 923 86.1 1.2 0.9-1.7 0.145
Child under 5 years in HH No 1,379 1,163 84.3 1.0   
  Yes 2,405 2,058 85.6 1.1 0.8-1.4 0.554
Pregnant woman in HH No 3,441 2,927 85.1 1.0   
  Yes 343 294 85.7 1.1 0.7-1.5 0.695
Wealth index Lowest quintile (20% poorest) 795 652 82.0 1.0   
  Quintiles 2-5 (80% richest) 2,989 2,569 85.9 1.7 1.2-2.4 0.002
Altitude <1000 m 64 60 93.8 1.0   
  ≥1000 - ≤2000 m 2,986 2552 85.5 0.3 0.8-1.1 0.07
  >2000 m 734 609 83.0 0.2 0.1-0.9 0.035
  1. HH, household; LLIN, long lasting insecticidal net;
  2. *275 nets still in package and unused
  3. ±number of nets/number of people in household