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Table 5 Logistic regression showing determinants of LLIN use after 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 (%) Post distribution
Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR 95% CI p value AOR 95% CI p value
Sex
 Male 2746 66.4 1    1   
 Female 2913 67.2 1.05 0.93–1.18 0.458 1.05 0.93–1.20 0.422
Age
 <5 years 1308 71.6 1    1   
 5–19 years 2164 54.1 0.41 0.35–0.49   0.39 0.33–0.46  
 20–29 years 706 72.5 1.03 0.83–1.28   0.97 0.77–1.23  
 ≥30 years 1481 78.4 1.49 1.24–1.79 <0.001 1.46 1.21–1.78 <0.001
Education of the head of the household
 No education 397 58.2 1    1   
 Primary 1599 62 1.35 1.04–1.74   1.28 0.97–1.69  
 Secondary 3265 68.8 2.08 1.63–2.66   1.92 1.46–2.52  
 Superior and above 398 78.1 2.95 2.06–4.23 <0.001 2.29 1.52–3.45 <0.001
Occupation of the head of the household
 Without occupation 355 63.9 1    1   
 Farmer 2748 63.8 0.91 0.70–1.19   1.40 0.94–2.09  
 Merchant 1397 64.3 1.06 0.81–1.39   1.62 0.94–2.79  
 Employed 1159 77.8 1.95 1.47–2.59 <0.001 3.73 1.75–8.38 <0.001
Persons per sleeping space
 2 or less 3722 70.0 1    1   
 More than 2 1937 65.2 0.84 0.74–0.96 0.010 0.97 0.66–1.41 0.862
Distribution strategy
 Fixed 4577 67.2 1    1   
 Door-to-door 1082 65.3 0.87 0.47–1.61 0.655 0.80 0.40–1.62 0.538
Wealth quintile
 Poorest 1114 63.6 1    1   
 Second 1081 66.2 1.04 0.84–1.27   0.94 0.71–1.25  
 Middle 1137 64.6 1.47 1.14–1.88   1.51 0.98–2.33  
 Fourth 1105 68.3 1.72 1.33–2.23   1.84 0.98–3.37  
 Least poor 1222 70.8 1.49 1.12–2.00 <0.001 1.53 0.67–3.46 0.061
Knowledge transmission
 No 1121 62.1 1    1   
 Yes 4538 68.0 1.47 1.25–1.73 <0.001 1.39 1.16–1.68 <0.001
Heard a message on malaria/ITN last month
 No 2110 61.4 1    1   
 Yes 3549 70.0 1.74 1.51–2.00 <0.001 1.57 1.34–1.84 <0.001
At least 1 LLIN/2 people
 No 3730 58.8 1    1   
 Yes 1929 82.3 3.35 2.89–3.88   3.79 3.21–4.49 <0.001