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Table 2 Factors associated with not using a long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net

From: Use of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets in a population with universal coverage following a mass distribution campaign in Uganda

Variable Status of LLIN usage number (%) Crude OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI)a p-value
Yes N = 11,574 No N = 2876
Age categories (years)
0–5 2511 (83.12) 510 (16.88) 1 1  
6–14 2808 (75.26) 923 (24.71) 1.17 (1.38–1.90) 1.29 (1.11–1.49) 0.001*
15–45 4801 (80.86) 1136 (19.14) 1.17 (1.00–1.36) 1.02 (0.90–1.16) 0.745
>45 1450 (82.58) 306 (17.42) 1.04 (0.83–1.31) 0.69 (0.56–0.86) 0.001*
Gender
Male 5542 (79.18) 1457 (20.82)    
Female 6033 (80.96) 1418 (19.04) 0.90 (0.81–0.99) 0.94 (0.85–1.04) 0.236
Number of household members
1 354 (84.88) 62 (15.12) 1 1  
2 683 (81.43) 156 (18.57) 1.28 (0.87–1.89) 1.48 (0.97–2.24) 0.066
3 1235 (85.05) 217 (14.95) 0.99 (0.65–1.51) 1.34 (0.83–2.18) 0.228
4 1924 (80.76) 459 (19.24) 1.34 (0.94–1.90) 1.97 (1.27–3.07) 0.003*
5 1615 (79.53) 416 (20.41) 1.45 (1.01–2.06) 2.16 (1.38–3.38) 0.001*
6 2231 (79.59) 572 (20.41) 1.44 (0.98–2.12) 2.25 (1.36–3.71) 0.002*
>6 3532 (78.04) 994 (21.96) 1.58 (1.09–2.29) 2.27 (1.33–3.87) 0.003*
Residence
Urban 2267 (80.98) 532 (19.02)    
Rural 9306 (79.88) 2344 (20.12) 1.07 (0.81–1.42) 1.06 (0.79–1.41) 0.695
Number of sleeping rooms
1 3670 (82.21) 795 (17.79) 1 1  
2 3871 (80.65) 929 (19.35) 1.11 (0.91–1.35) 0.90 (0.72–1.12)  
3 2546 (78.45) 699 (21.55) 1.27 (1.02–1.57) 0.94 (0.73–1.21) 0.329
4 903 (77.68) 259 (22.32) 1.33 (0.99–1.79) 0.94 (0.67–1.32) 0.621
>4 421 (71.80) 165 (28.20) 1.81 (1.32–2.50) 1.25 (0.88–1.76) 0.732
Spraying of rooms with insecticide
No 10,909 (80.06) 2717 (19.94)    
Yes 643 (80.29) 157 (19.71) 0.99 (0.65–1.49) 0.90 (0.88–1.76) 0.605
Number of children under 5 years
0 3433 (76.80) 1037 (23.20) 1 1  
1 3533 (81.37) 808 (18.63) 0.76 (0.63–0.92) 0.77 (0.61–0.98) 0.030*
2 3268 (81.12) 761 (18.88) 0.77 (0.63–0.94) 0.77 (0.61–0.96) 0.023*
>2 1340 (83.28) 269 (16.72) 0.66 (0.47–0.93) 0.67 (0.47–0.95) 0.027*
Number of women of child bearing age
0 1784 (71.91) 697 (28.09) 1 1  
1 7213 (83.03) 1474 (16.97) 0.52 (0.44–0.62) 0.46 (0.38–0.57) 0.001*
>1 2576 (78.52) 705 (21.48) 0.70 (0.57–0.86) 0.49 (0.37–0.65) 0.001*
Relationship structure
1 related adult 1784 (71.91) 331 (18.30) 1 1  
2 related adults 7213 (83.03) 1108 (17.25) 0.93 (0.73–1.18) 1.29 (0.96–1.1.74) 0.004*
3+ unrelated adults 2576 (78.52) 1437 (23.15) 1.34 (1.07–1.70) 1.60 (1.17–2.19) 0.870
Community distribution of malaria medicine
No 6270 (81.15) 1456 (18.85) 1 1  
Yes 4840 (78.54) 1322 (21.46) 1.18 (0.99–1.39) 1.16 (0.97–1.38) 0.100
Do not know 452 (82.71) 95 (17.29) 0.90 (0.61–1.33) 0.87 (0.58–2.69) 0.504
  1. aAdjusted for age, gender, number of household members, residence, number of sleeping rooms, spraying of rooms with insecticide, number of children under 5 years, number of women of child bearing age, relationship structure, community distribution of malaria medicine
  2. * Statistically significant at p-value <0.05