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Table 4 Variables related to use of nets 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

  SUITNPN (%,95 % CI) Univariate OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI) P values
Sex
Male (n = 720) 508 (70.6, 67.1–73.9) 0.68 (0.56–0.82) 0.98 (0.76–1.67) 0.8543
Female (n = 2620) 2043 (78.0,76.3–80.0) 1 1  
Age (years)
<35 (n = 1165) 894 (76.7,74.2–79.1) 1.03 (0.89–1.22) 1.13 (0.99–1.72) 0.7915
≥35 (n = 2175) 1657 (76.2,74.3–78.0) 1 1  
School education years
Illiterate and 3 years (n = 1366) 1013 (74.2,71.7–76.5) 0.82 (0.69–0.96) 0.96 (0.64–1.56) 0.5146
≥4 years (n = 1975) 1538 (77.9,76.0–80.0) 1 1  
Ethnics
Kachin (n = 3050) 2338 (76.7,75.1–78.1) 1.22 (0.92–1.61) 1.12 (0.84–1.71) 0.1770
Others (n = 292) 213 (72.9,67.5–78.0) 1 1  
Family wealth index
1-2 (n = 3070) 2445 (79.6,78.2–81.0) 6.05 (4.63-7.91) 4.67 (3.59–9.12) <0.0001
3-5 (n = 270) 106 (39.3,33.4–45.4) 1 1  
Hill zone
Lowland and foothill (n = 2625) 1951 (74.3,72.6–76.0) 0.56 (0.45–0.70) 0.63 (0.44–0.71) <0.0001
Mid and upper hill (n = 716) 600 (83.9,80.9–86.4) 1 1  
House roof
Thatch (n = 2820) 2202 (78.1,76.5–79.6) 1.77 (1.43–2.17) 1.57 (1.33–2.24) <0.0001
Others (n = 522) 349 (66.9,62.6–70.9) 1 1  
Window and door screen
Yes (n = 56) 46 (82.1,69.6–91.1) 1.45 (0.70–3.08) 1.25 (0.68–3.16) 0.3444
No (n = 3295) 2505 (75.8,74.3–77.2) 1 1  
Family income source
Agriculture (n = 3092) 2395 (77.5,75.9–78.9) 1.96 (1.48–2.60) 1.66 (1.45–2.70) <0.0001
Others (n = 245) 156 (63.7,57.3–69.7) 1 1  
Household heads knew mosquitoes transmitting malaria
Yes (n = 3223) 2475 (76.8,75.3–78.2) 2.26 (1.55–3.30) 1.88 (1.45–3.47) <0.0001
No (n = 128) 76 (59.4,50.3–68.0) 1 1  
Household heads knew bed nets against malaria infection
Yes (n = 2534) 1806 (71.3,69.5–73.0) 0.24 (0.18–0.31) 0.58 (0.11–4.37) 0.4687
No (n = 816) 745 (91.3,89.2–93.1) 1 1  
Household heads took bed nets as tools for preventing malaria
Yes (n = 3155) 2428 (78.0,75.4–78.4) 1.79 (1.30–2.47) 1.56 (1.22–2.67) 0.0003
No (n = 189) 123 (65.1,58.3–71.9) 1 1  
  1. 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, SUITNPN sleeping under ITNs or LLINs the prior night, OR odds ratio