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Table 3 Correlations between ITN ownership, ITN use, TKI, and individual domain scores

From: Multi-dimensional knowledge of malaria among Nigerian caregivers: implications for insecticide-treated net use by children

  Cause Transmission Vulnerability Symptom Treatment Ownership of any bed net Ownership of ITN Did child sleep under an ITN in preceding night How often did child sleep under ITN in past
Cause  Correlation coefficient          
Sig. (2-tailed)          
Transmission  Correlation coefficient 0.271**         
Sig. (2-tailed) 0         
Vulnerability  Correlation coefficient 0.029 0.145**        
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.316 0        
Symptom  Correlation coefficient 0.160** 0.184** 0.453**       
Sig. (2-tailed) 0 0 0       
Treatment  Correlation coefficient 0.139** 0.112** 0.417** 0.400**      
Sig. (2-tailed) 0 0 0 0      
Ownership of any bed net  Correlation coefficient 0.05 0.01 0.018 0.009 0.05     
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.07 0.702 0.453 0.773 0.075     
Ownership of ITN  Correlation coefficient 0.092** 0.044 0.052** 0.011 0.078** 0.838**    
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.001 0.079 0.034 0.722 0.005 0    
Did child sleep under an ITN in preceding night  Correlation coefficient 0.059* 0.023 0.077** 0.021 0.077** 0.557** 0.653**   
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.034 0.368 0.002 0.487 0.006 0 0   
How often did child sleep under ITN in past  Correlation coefficient 0.068* 0.035 0.078** 0.024 0.064* 0.659** 0.775** 0.861**  
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.015 0.171 0.002 0.425 0.024 0 0 0  
Total Knowledge Index (TKI)  Correlation coefficient 0.594** 0.501** 0.534** 0.738** 0.612** 0.07 0.122** 0.095* 0.108**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0 0 0 0 0 0.066 0.001 0.014 0.005
  1. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  2. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)