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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of predictors of LLIN use

From: Progress in mosquito net coverage in Papua New Guinea

Predictor LLIN use
Adj. OR (95%CI) P-value
Region    
  Southern 1   <0.001
  Highlands 0.62 (0.23, 1.63)  
  Momase 0.45 (0.24, 0.83)  
  Islands 0.19 (0.11, 0.32)  
Altitude (m)    
  0-1299 1   <0.001
  1300-1699 0.32 (0.18, 0.57)  
  1700+ 0.37 (0.14, 1.00)  
LLIN distribution    
  >2 years ago or never 1   
  Last 2 years 1.50 (0.93, 2.43) 0.096
Household size    
  Mean number of de facto members 0.90 (0.86, 0.95) <0.001
High quality house    
  No 1   
  Yes 0.11 (0.05, 0.26) <0.001
Wealth quintile    
  Lowest 1   0.048
  Second 1.03 (0.96, 1.52)  
  Third 1.17 (0.82, 1.69)  
  Fourth 1.00 (0.59, 1.69)  
  Highest 0.56 (0.31, 1.01)  
Household head schooling    
  No 1   
  Yes 1.27 (0.94, 1.71) 0.119
Residence    
  Does not live here 1   
  Lives here 2.04 (1.17, 3.55) 0.013
Age group (years)    
  <5 1   <0.001
  5-9 0.73 (0.59, 0.91)  
  10-14 0.68 (0.52, 0.90)  
  15-19 0.49 (0.36, 0.67)  
  20+ 0.57 (0.48, 0.67)  
Sex    
  Male 1   
  Female 1.17 (1.05, 1.30) 0.004