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Table 4 Variables related to adherence to anti-mosquito protective measures

From: Determinants of compliance with malaria chemoprophylaxis among French soldiers during missions in inter-tropical Africa

  N N-CC Prevalence of CC
    % (95% CI) OR 95% CI p value
Condition of the received bed net       0.0502
   Bad condition 736 338 45.9 (32.3 - 59.5) 1   
   Good condition 1145 543 47.4 (36.0 - 58.9) 1.19 1.00 - 1.42  
   NA: Company 1 or no net received 212 86 40.6 (25.9 - 55.2) - -  
Use of repellents before bedtime       0.0144
   Not always 2019 919 45.5 (34.4 - 56.6) 1   
   Always 74 48 64.9 (45.0 - 84.8) 1.73 1.11 - 2.67  
Use of insecticides for clothes before bedtime       0.0592
   Not always 1922 894 46.5 (34.5 - 58.5) 1   
   Always 27 22 81.5 (71.4 - 91.6) 2.46 1.15 - 5.28  
   NA (Company 1) 144 51 35.4 (27.5 - 43.3) 0.62 0.10 - 3.80  
Long clothes worn before bedtime       0.0026
   Not always 1025 384 37.5 (22.7 - 52.2) 1   
   Always 1068 583 54.6 (46.4 - 62.8) 1.33 1.11 - 1.61  
Use of a bed net during sleep       < 0.0001
   Not always 981 411 41.9 (26.1 - 57.7) 1   
   Always 1112 566 50.0 (37.9 - 62.1) 1.57 1.28 - 1.94  
Systematic use of protective measures: long clothes, repellents, and bed net       < 0.0001
   No one 653 249 38.1 (21.4 - 54.9) 1   
   One of them 671 277 41.3 (26.8 - 55.8) 1.31 1.05 - 1.63  
   Two or three of them 769 441 57.4 (48.0 - 66.7) 2.03 1.56 - 2.65  
  1. N: Number of subjects; CC: Subjects with correct compliance; NA: Not Available