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Table 4 Logistic regression model showing determinants of LLIN use before the mass distribution campaign

From: Long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) ownership, use and cost of implementation after a mass distribution campaign in Kasaï Occidental Province, Democratic Republic of Congo

Variable n (%) Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR 95% CI p value OR 95% CI p value
Sex
 Male 1413 17.7 1    1   
 Female 1582 19.1 1.17 0.96–1.43 0.118 1.15 0.93–1.42 0.190
Age
 <5 years 576 24.3 1    1   
 5–19 years 1328 9.3 0.26 0.19–0.35   0.26 0.19–0.34  
 20–29 years 383 20.6 0.73 0.52–1.02   0.80 0.56–1.13  
 ≥30 years 708 29.5 1.2 0.92–1.57 <0.001 1.40 1.06–1.86 <0.001
Education of the head of the household
 No education 73 15.1 1    1   
 Primary 640 11.3 1.06 0.50–2.22   1.20 0.55–2.63  
 Secondary 2066 18.2 1.8 0.89–3.64   1.59 0.74–3.42  
 Superior and above 216 43.1 3.8 1.78–8.13 <0.001 2.67 1.15–6.19 0.010
Occupation of the head of the household
 Without occupation 187 13.4 1    1   
 Farmer 1160 12.4 0.87 0.53–1.42   0.83 0.49–1.41  
 Merchant 927 15.3 1.14 0.70–1.85   0.93 0.54–1.60  
 Employed 721 33.4 2.42 1.51–3.90 <0.001 1.81 1.06–3.09 <0.001
Persons per sleeping space
 2 or less 1752 19.18 1    1   
 More than 2 1243 17.38 0.79 0.64–0.97 0.025 1.04 0.58–1.88 0.889
Wealth quintile
 Poorest 558 10.6 1    1   
 Second 496 20.4 2.67 1.78–4.00   2.38 1.54–3.68  
 Middle 624 17.8 2.54 1.66–3.88   2.23 1.40–3.54  
 Fourth 637 15.2 1.93 1.23–3.02   1.82 1.06–3.11  
 Least poor 680 27.1 3.23 2.00–5.23 <0.001 2.79 1.54–5.07 <0.001
Knowledge transmission
 No 775 13.7 1    1   
 Yes 2220 20.1 1.29 0.98–1.29 0.064 1.20 0.89–1.60 0.226
Heard a message on malaria/ITN last month
 No 1113 16.4 1    1   
 Yes 1882 19.6 1.14 0.90–1.45 0.274 0.97 0.74–1.26 0.798