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Table 8 Biprobit analysis for omitted variables that influence exposure and net use

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

  Model 1: Adult net use Model 2: Children's net use
Coefficient Standard Error P-value Coefficient Standard Error P-value
N = respondents with at least one bed net in household n = 1717 n = 696
Last-night net use
KO Palu NightWatch exposure: Recall two or more activities 0.360 0.233 0.122 0.361 0.292 0.217
Age: each additional year, 15-64 0.008 0.003 0.013 - - -
Gender: female 0.162 0.066 0.014 - - -
Education: each additional level: primary, more than primary 0.150 0.083 0.072 - - -
Religion: Christianity 0.244 0.082 0.003 0.251 0.128 0.050
At least one child in household 0.144 0.066 0.028 - - -
Location: rural - - - -0.467 0.126 0.000
Region: Adamawa, Far North, Littoral, North -0.479 0.073 0.000 -0.607 0.123 0.000
Socio-economic status: number of basic household goods owned -0.209 0.035 0.000 -0.157 0.056 0.005
Net accessibility: enough nets for all sleeping spaces in household 0.695 0.072 0.000 0.382 0.120 0.001
Knowledge: mentioned bed nets for malaria prevention 0.222 0.082 0.007 0.295 0.141 0.036
Constant -0.471 0.197 0.017 0.860 0.274 0.002
Exposure to KO Palu NightWatch activities
Age: each additional year, 15-64 -0.010 0.003 0.001 -0.014 0.006 0.022
Gender: female -0.064 0.066 0.333 -0.207 0.120 0.085
Education: each additional level: primary, more than primary 0.465 0.070 0.000 0.506 0.107 0.000
Location: rural -0.117 0.073 0.107 -0.181 0.113 0.109
Region: Adamawa, Far North, Littoral, North -0.141 0.074 0.056 -0.347 0.123 0.005
Region: North-west, South-west -0.558 0.097 0.000 -0.740 0.159 0.000
Media use: watch television daily 0.737 0.080 0.000 0.871 0.133 0.000
Media access: household owns a radio 0.239 0.083 0.004 0.260 0.130 0.046
Socio-economic status: number of luxury goods owned 0.058 0.020 0.004 0.050 0.035 0.147
Registered for universal coverage net distribution 0.199 0.113 0.078 0.134 0.224 0.552
Constant -1.177 0.222 0.000 -0.826 0.401 0.039
Correlation between residuals -0.068 0.146 0.641 0.001 0.193 0.995