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Table 4 Baseline 2006: multivariable 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   Odds Ratio 95% CI p-value
Net type (LLIN)   1.4 1.1-1.8 0.018
Age of the net >6 months - 1 year 0.8 0.5-1.1 Ptrend <0.001
  >1 year 0.3 0.2-0.4  
Net condition Fair (no holes >33 mm) 2.6 1.3-5.2 0.007
  Poor (1-4 holes >33 mm) 0.5 0.2-0.9 0.018
  Unsafe (5 or more holes >33 mm) 0.7 0.3-1.5 0.307
Net density ≥0.5 < 1.0 0.5 0.4-0.7 Ptrend <0.001
  ≥1.0 < 1.5 0.2 0.1-0.5  
  ≥1.5 0.03 0.04-0.2  
Household wealth index: quintiles 2-5 (80% richest) 1.8 1.2-2.2 0.002
Altitude ≥1,000 - ≤2,000 m 0.2 0.1-0.7 0.012
  >2,000 m 0.1 0.04-0.6 0.007
  1. LLIN, long lasting insecticidal net