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Table 4 Univariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis of determinants of owning at least one bed net among n = 1861 households

From: Free versus purchased mosquito net ownership and use in Budondo sub-county, Uganda

Variable Univariable OR (95% CI), p-value Multivariable OR (95% CI), p-value
Benefits
 No perceived benefits of using bed net REF REF
 Any perceived benefit of using bed net 1.96 (1.27–3.03), < 0.01 1.72 (1.11–2.68), 0.02
Knowledge of malaria
 No knowledge, or belief malaria is caused by several varying factors REF
 Knowledge that mosquitoes are the sufficient and necessary cause of malaria 0.93 (0.73–1.18), 0.55
Children in household ≤ 5 years of age
 No children ≤ 5 years REF
 At least one child ≤ 5 years 1.21 (1.11–1.32), < 0.01 1.11 (0.99–1.25), 0.07
Pregnancy status
 Not pregnant REF
 Pregnant 1.11 (0.83–1.50), 0.49
Number of individuals per sleeping space (continuous) 1.22 (1.07–1.38), < 0.01 1.03 (0.88–1.20), 0.72
Number of people in household (continuous) 1.09 (1.05–1.13), < 0.01 1.05 (1.00–1.20), 0.05