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Table 4 Association between utilization of LLIN among under-five children and some selected sociodemographic characteristics in Osun State, Nigeria, in April 2015

From: Caregivers’ knowledge and utilization of long-lasting insecticidal nets among under-five children in Osun State, Southwest, Nigeria

Characteristic Utilization of LLIN Statistics parameters
Yes n (%) No n (%) Total (N) X2 p value aOR 95% (CI)
Caregivers’ age (in years)
 ≤ 24 103 (60.9) 66 (39.1) 169 1.31 0.86 1.2 1.3–1.6
 25–29 196 (58.5) 139 (41.5) 335
 30–34 150 (59.3) 103 (40.7) 253
 35–39 88 (58.3) 63 (41.7) 151
 ≥ 40 54 (54.0) 46 (46.0) 100
Religion
 Christianity 295 (56.3) 229 (43.7) 524 2.84 0.09 1.2 0.6–1.4
 Islam 296 (61.5) 188 (38.5) 484
Caregivers’ educational level
 Formal education 507 (60.5) 331 (39.5) 838 7.17 *0.01 1.4 1.0–2.1
 No formal education 84 (49.4) 86 (50.6) 170
Caregivers’ knowledge level
 Good 476 (62.1) 291 (37.9) 767 15.55 *< 0.001 1.8 1.4–2.5
 Poor 115 (47.7) 126 (52.3) 241
Caregivers’ employment status
 Employed 565 (58.6) 399 (41.4) 964 0.004 0.95 1.1 0.5–2.1
 Unemployed 26 (59.1) 18 (40.9) 44
Residence
 Urban 297 (58.9) 207 (41.1) 504 0.04 0.85 0.9 1.4–1.6
 Rural 294 (58.3) 210 (41.7) 504
Number of under 5 children in the family
 1 313 (57.1) 235 (42.9) 548 1.14 0.29 0.2 0.2–1.4
 ≥ 2 278 (60.4) 182 (39.6) 460
  1. * Statistically significant