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Table 4 Bivariable and multivariable analysis of factors associated with ITN use

From: Factors associated with use of malaria control interventions by pregnant women in Buwunga subcounty, Bugiri District

Variable Category ITN use frequency (%) COR (95 % CI) AOR (95 % CI)
Yes (n = 205) No (n = 145)
Education Primary and below 156 (76.1) 127 (87.6) 0.45 (0.25–0.81)** 0.49 (0.26–0.92)*
Above primary 49 (23.9) 18 (12.4) 1.0  
Parity <3 60 (29.3) 53 (36.6) 1.0  
>5 53 (25.9) 44 (30.3) 1.06 (0.61–1.83) 1.20 (0.68–2.14)
3–5 92 (44.9) 48 (33.1) 1.69 (1.02–2.81)* 1.71 (1.01–1.29)*
Age (years) <20 35 (17.1) 26 (17.9) 1.0  
>30 37 (18.0) 36 (24.8) 0.76 (0.39–1.51)  
20–30 133 (64.9) 83 (57.2) 1.19 (0.67–2.11)  
Distance to health facility (km) >5 102 (49.8) 90 (62.1) 0.60 (0.39–0.93)* 0.83 (0.52–1.34)
<5 103 (49.0) 55 (37.9) 1.0  
Time spent at ANC clinic (h) <1 26 (17.7) 34 (16.7) 1.06 (0.60–1.87)  
>1 121 (82.3) 169 (83.3) 1.0  
Ease of access of ITN Yes 94 (45.9) 32 (23.1) 2.99 (1.85–4.82)** 2.74 (1.65–4.52)**
No 111 (54.1) 113 (77.9) 1.0  
  1. COR Crude odds ratio, AOR Adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p ≤ 0.01