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Table 2 Odds ratios and 95 % confidence intervals for differences in bed net use among those with and without various characteristics, after adjusting for age and section (neighbourhood)

From: Child bed net use before, during, and after a bed net distribution campaign in Bo, Sierra Leone

Category Characteristic Comparison Pre-campaign Mid-campaign Post-campaign
Demographics Child’s age (months) 12–23 vs. 0–11 1.40 (0.98, 2.01) 1.13 (0.50, 2.57) 1.07 (0.63, 1.81)
24–35 vs. 0–11 1.30 (0.89, 1.89) 0.60 (0.24, 1.50) 1.25 (0.72, 2.18)
36–47 vs. 0–11 1.20 (0.83, 1.74) 1.25 (0.56, 2.79) 1.64 (0.95, 2.82)
48–59 vs. 0–11 1.36 (0.94, 1.95) 0.43 (0.18, 1.06) 1.42 (0.85, 2.39)
Child’s sex Male vs. female 0.92 (0.73, 1.16) 1.10 (0.63, 1.91) 1.04 (0.74, 1.47)
Housing construction and utilities Primary residential building material Concrete blocks vs. mud blocks or mud/sticks 1.05 (0.79, 1.39) 1.84 (1.01, 3.36) 0.82 (0.57, 1.18)
Primary residential flooring material Concrete or tile vs. mud 0.85 (0.64, 1.13) 0.90 (0.40, 2.04) 0.67 (0.33, 1.35)
Electricity in the home Yes vs. no 0.94 (0.72, 1.23) 2.65 (0.87, 8.13) 0.53 (0.36, 0.79)
Approximate distance from drinking water source in meters <50 m vs. ≥50 1.01 (0.79, 1.31) 0.93 (0.51, 1.70) 1.51 (1.05, 2.17)
Household health behaviour Household treats drinking water with chemicals or filters it Yes vs. no 1.71 (1.30, 2.25) 1.09 (0.40, 3.00) 0.64 (0.32, 1.31)
Child reported to have had measles vaccine Yes vs. no 1.12 (0.75, 1.67) 0.87 (0.28, 2.86) 5.67 (2.68, 11.99)
Child’s birthplace Healthcare facility vs. home 1.34 (1.03, 1.72) 1.34 (0.52, 3.46) 0.47 (0.22, 0.97)
  1. Italicized text indicates statistically significant odds ratios