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Table 5 Odds ratios (OR) with their 95 % confidence intervals and P values for predictors used in the logistic regression model for net condition (1: serviceable, 0: too torn) for the PermaNet brand

From: Impact of a behaviour change communication programme on net durability in eastern Uganda

Predictors Crude Adjusted
OR (CI) P value OR (CI) P value
Heard any messages net care and repair (ref: no)
 Yes 1.50 [1.03–2.19] 0.036   
Signs of repair (ref: no)
 Yes 0.33 [0.24–0.47] <0.001 0.33 [0.22–0.49] <0.001
Children under 5 years (ref: no)
 Yes 0.81 [0.46–1.42] 0.446   
Sleeping material (ref: Ground/reed mat)
 Foam mattress 1.84 [0.98–3.44] 0.168   
 Frame finished 1.72 [0.89–3.34]  
LLIN hanging & tied up (ref: no)
 Yes 1.19 [0.73–1.95] 0.468   
Attitude (ref: poor/average)
 Positive 1.80 [1.10–2.96] 0.028 1.77 [1.03–3.05] 0.040
 Very positive 2.05 [1.07–3.94] 2.11 [1.01–2.88] 0.046
Net washing frequency (ref: ≤1 times)
 2–3 times 0.93 [0.62–1.40] 0.017   
 >3 times 0.58 [0.40–0.85]  
Household universally covered (ref: no)
 Yes 1.29 [0.87–1.92] 0.189   
Presence of rats (ref: no)
 Yes 0.63 [0.30–1.32] 0.210   
Social economic status (ref: lowest)
 Second 2.08 [1.01–4.28] <0.001 2.70 [1.23–5.94] 0.015
 Third 2.38 [1.28–4.42] 2.61 [1.27–4.97] 0.010
 Fourth 3.68 [1.65–8.19] 3.11 [1.60–6.03] 0.002
 Highest 5.19 [2.69–9.99] 4.16 [2.11–8.18] <0.001
  1. The crude predictors are presented, as well as the final adjusted model