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Table 3 Self-reported IPTp use during pregnancy and other demographic characteristics

From: Validity of self-reported use of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine intermittent presumptive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp): a cross-sectional study

Variable Used IPTp Not used IPTp P Value (OR) 95%CI
Bed net use     
Always 101 64   1
Sometimes 8 9 0.25 1.7(0.6-4.8)
Never 11 11 0.31 1.5(0.60-3.80)
Education level     
Up to primary 38 45   1
Post-primary 82 39 <0.01 0.4 (0.22-0.72
Age group     
Up to 20yrs 88 64 0.070 1.1 (0.6-2.2)
Above 20years 32 20   
Iron supplement     
Yes 98 57   1
no 22 27 0.03 2.1 (1.1-4.0)
Use of insecticide spray     
Yes 25 10   1
no 95 74 0.10 1.9 (0.88-4.3)
Maternal parasitaemia     
Negative 111 76   1
Positive 9 8 0.60 1.2 (0.47-3.51)