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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression, dependent variable: respondents’ child(ren) used a net “last night”

From: Impact of a mass media campaign on bed net use in Cameroon

  Odds ratio Robust standard error P-value 95% confidence interval
Exposure to KO Palu NightWatch      
Recall zero/one element 1.000     
Recall two or more elements of campaign 1.677 0.330 0.009 1.141 2.466
Religion      
Islam or other 1.000     
Christianity 1.569 0.314 0.024 1.060 2.321
Location      
Urban 1.000     
Rural 0.456 0.090 0.000 0.310 0.672
Region      
Centre, East, West, South 1.000     
Adamawa, Far North, Littoral, North 0.278 0.067 0.000 0.174 0.446
North-west, South-west 0.552 0.170 0.054 0.302 1.010
Socio-economic Status      
Do not own basic goods (television, radio, mobile phone, or DVD/VCD player) 1.000     
Number of basic household goods owned 0.783 0.065 0.003 0.666 0.921
Net ownership      
At least one net in household 1.000     
Enough nets for all sleeping spaces in household 1.709 0.351 0.009 1.144 2.555
Knowledge of bed nets      
Did not mention bed nets for malaria prevention 1.000     
Mentioned be.d nets for malaria prevention 1.643 0.398 0.041 1.022 2.641
  1. N = 730 responding parents/caregivers with at least one bed net in household.
  2. Likelihood ratio χ2(8) = 88.07.
  3. P-value = 0.000.
  4. Pseudo R2 = 0.1190.