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Table 2 Comparison of ownership and utilization of long-lasting, insecticide-treated bed nets between Gilgel-Gibe and control villages, Southwest Ethiopia, November 2012

From: Predictors of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net ownership and utilization: evidence from community-based cross-sectional comparative study, Southwest Ethiopia

Long-lasting, insecticide -treated bed nets (LLINs) Gilgel-Gibe villages Control villages OR (95% CI)
N % N %
Ownership of LLINs (at least one) Yes 787 66.3 555 46.8 2.2 (1.9-2.6)*
No 400 33.7 631 53.2
Number of LLINs owned One 418 35.2 194 16.4 2.1 (1.9 -3.8)*
≥ Two 369 31.1 361 30.4
Source of LLINs Free 307 39.0 279 50.3 0.63 (0.51 – 0.79)*
Bought 480 61.0 276 49.7
Used last night (those who had ≥1) Yes 760 60.1 778 76.1 0.47 (0.39-0.57)*
No 505 39.9 245 23.9
Used last month (those who had ≥1) Yes 759 60.0 910 89.0 0.19 (0.15-0.23)*
No 506 40.0 113 11.0
Any one from the family member who did not use LLINs Yes 454 57.7 182 32.8 2.8 (2.2- 3.5)*
No 333 42.3 373 67.2
Sufficient LLINs for family members (those who have ≥1) Yes 329 41.8 415 74.8 0.24 (0.19-0.31)*
No 458 58.2 140 25.2
Intention to have LLINs in future (those who do not have) Yes 841 97.9 762 98.7 0.61 (0.28, 1.3)*
No 18 2.1 10 1.3
Mechanisms of having LLINs Bought 35 4.2 178 23.3 1.6 (0.2-13)
Free 805 95.7 577 75.6 11.2 (1.4 – 89.5)*
  1. *Significant at 0.05.