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Table 3 Use of bed nets (sleeping under nets the prior night) among demographic groups in Kachin Special Region II, northeastern Myanmar

From: Coverage, use and maintenance of bed nets and related influence factors in Kachin Special Region II, northeastern Myanmar

  Did not use Use untreated bed nets Use expired ITNs/LLINs Use ITNs/LLINs
(%, 95 % CI) (%, 95 % CI) (%, 95 % CI) (%,95 % CI)
Infants (<1 year; n = 80) 0 (0, 0–4.5) 23 (28.8, 19.2–40) 0 (0, 0–4.5) 57 (71.3, 60–80.8)
Young children (1–4 years; n = 378) 9 (2.4, 1.1–4.5) 56 (14.8, 11.4–18.8) 0 (0, 0–1) 313 (82.8, 78.6–86.5)
Older children (5–14 years; n = 933) 12 (1.3, 0.7–2.2) 175 (18.8, 16.3–21.4) 1 (0.1, 0–0.6) 745 (79.8, 77.1–82.4)
Adult males (≥15 years; n = 876) 34 (3.9, 2.7–5.4) 224 (25.6, 22.7–28.6) 0 (0, 0–0.4) 618 (70.5, 67.4–73.6)
x 2 value 14.95 25.39 1.43 32.61
P-value 0.0019 0.0001 0.6984 <0.0001
Non-pregnant females (15–49 years; n = 727) 10 (1.4, 0.7–2.5) 174 (23.9, 20.9–27.2) 0 (0, 0–0.5) 543 (74.7, 71.4–77.8)
Pregnant females (n = 42) 2 (4.8, 0.6–16.2) 5 (11.9, 4–25.6) 2 (4.8, 0.6–16.2) 33 (78.6, 63.2–89.7)
Older females (≥50 years; n = 315) 22 (7, 4.4–10.4) 51 (16.2, 12.3–20.7) 0 (0, 0–1.2) 242 (76.8, 71.8–81.4)
x 2 value 23.14 10.15 49.71 0.77
P-value 0.0001 0.0062 <0.0001 0.6807
Lowland (n = 1134) 33 (2.9, 2.0–4.1) 260 (22.9, 20.5-25.5) 1 (0.1, 0–0.5) 840 (74.1, 71.4–76.6)
Foothill (n = 1499) 46 (3.1, 2.3–4.1) 341 (22.7, 20.6–25.0) 1 (0.1, 0–0.4) 1111 (74.1, 71.8–76.3)
Mid hill (n = 90) 1 (1.1, 0.03–6.0) 6 (6.7, 2.5–13.9) 0 (0, 0–4.0) 83 (92.2, 84.6–96.8)
Upper hill (n = 628) 9 (1.4, 0.7–2.7) 101 (16.1, 13.3–19.2) 1 (0.2, 0–0.9) 517 (82.3, 79.1–85.2)
x 2 value 5.73 25.45 0.51 32.07
P-value 0.1253 <0.0001 0.9168 <0.0001
Total (n = 3351) 89 (2.7, 2.1–2.3) 708 (21.1, 19.8–22.6) 3 (0.1, 0.02–0.3) 2551 (76.1, 74.6–77.6)
  1. 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, ITN Insecticide-treated nets, LLIN long-lasting insecticidal nets