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Table 3 Determinants of mosquito net use among the under-fives in Uganda – separately for mothers using and not using mother using nets, 2000

From: Sleeping arrangements and mosquito net use among under-fives: results from the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey

  Mother sleeps under mosquito net Mother does not sleeps under mosquito net
Odds Ratio Std. Err. Z-statistic Odds Ratio Std. Err. Z-statistic
Single birth (1 = yes, 0 = no)     0.21 0.22 -1.52
Sex of Child (1 = male, 0 = female) 0.80 0.29 -0.62 1.10 0.47 0.22
Current marital status [never married]       
   Married 3.53 2.32 1.92 16.25 14.33 3.16*
   Living with partner 8.49 6.49 2.8* 21.03 20.66 3.1*
   Not living with partner 1.87 1.98 0.59 1.62 2.23 0.35
Vocational training [None]       
   Teacher 0.48 0.37 -0.95 0.02 0.03 -2.5*
   Paramedical 0.21 0.30 -1.08    
   Others 0.57 0.27 -1.17 0.34 0.22 -1.66
Wealth index [lowest 20%]       
   Next 20% from lowest 3.74E-08 3.11E-08 -20.6** 0.03 0.03 -3.23**
   Middle 20% 8.01E-08 . . 0.02 0.03 -2.25*
   Next 20% from highest 1.74E-08 1.27E-08 -24.5** 0.08 0.10 -1.98*
   Highest 20% 7.82E-09 5.84E-09 -25.0** 0.04 0.05 -2.67*
Residence (0 = urban, 1 = rural) 0.77 0.39 -0.52 0.09 0.07 -3.21**
Youngest child (1 = yes, 0 = no) 9.17 3.65 5.57** 1.33 0.62 0.61
  1. [ ] comparison category **significant at 99% confidence level *significant at 95% confidence level Note: education level, ownership of property (radio, television, refrigerator, and bicycle), and religion were not significant and therefore not shown.