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Table 5 Multivariable logistic regression of net use if households own any nets

From: The impact of behaviour change communication on the use of insecticide treated nets: a secondary analysis of ten post-campaign surveys from Nigeria

Explanatory variablea Outcome: net use last night
OR 95 % CI p value
Confidence to take action on nets    
 Poor 1.00
 Good 1.45 1.1, 1.9 0.006
 Very good 1.76 1.3, 2.3 <0.001
 Excellent 1.93 1.5, 2.5 <0.001
Discussing net use    
 Discuss versus no discussion 1.56 1.3, 1.9 <0.001
Intention to use net    
 Use every night versus less frequent 2.32 2.0, 2.7 <0.001
Difficulties in hanging net    
 Did report versus not 0.40 0.3, 0.6 <0.001
Season    
 Dry 1.00
 Mid-rain 1.53 1.1, 2.1 0.005
 Late rain 1.36 0.9, 2.1 0.18
Supply with nets    
 Less than 1/3 persons 1.00
 1/3 Persons 2.23 1.9, 2.7 <0.001
 1/2 Persons or better 3.38 2.9, 4.0 <0.001
Region    
 North versus south 1.63 1.2, 2.3 0.003
Residence    
 Urban versus rural 0.82 0.7, 1.0 0.040
Age and gender group    
 Males 15–49 1.00
 Children under 5 (M and F) 2.29 1.9, 2.7 <0.001
 Children 5–14 (M and F) 1.45 1.3, 1.7 <0.001
 Women 15–49 not pregnant 1.70 1.5, 1.9 <0.001
 Women 15–49 pregnant 2.13 1.7, 2.7 <0.001
 Age 50+ (M and F) 1.31 1.1, 1.6 0.001
Relationship    
 Is head of household versus other members 1.57 1.4, 1.8 <0.001
  1. aThe variables time since campaign and year were included in models to adjust for differences in surveys