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Table 3 Potential factors associated with under-fives sleeping under an LLIN in bivariate (crude) and multivariate model (adjusted) ψ, North A district.

From: System effectiveness of a targeted free mass distribution of long lasting insecticidal nets in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Variable Total n = 284 Use LLINs n = 249 (88) Crude OR p-value Adjusted OR p-value
Not receiving an LLIN 12 2 (17) 1   1  
Receiving an LLIN 272 247 (91) 49.4 < 0.001** 30.1 0.001**
Not liking the LLIN size 47 39(83) 1   1  
Liking the LLIN size 224 205 (92) 2.2 0.078* 1.8 0.266
Not thinking that LLINs are better than conventional nets 76 59 (78) 1   1  
Thinking that LLINs are better than conventional nets 208 190 (91) 3 0.002** 2.5 0.041**
  1. Numbers in brackets are percentages
  2. *P < 0.25; **P < 0.05
  3. ψ Factors which were not found associated with children sleeping under an LLIN (p > 0.25): sex of child, sex of the head of the household, education of head of household, liking the LLIN colour, mesh size, shape and strength and knowing that the LLIN was treated.