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Table 5 Univariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis of determinants of a net being used correctly (N = 1573 nets)

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
Source of nets
 Purchased REF REF
 Free 0.28 (0.18–0.43), < 0.01 0.33 (0.21–0.51), < 0.01
Benefits
 No perceived benefits of using bed net REF REF
 Any perceived benefit of using bed net 2.06 (1.34–3.18), < 0.01 0.93 (0.66–1.33), 0.70
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 1.20 (0.90–1.61), 0.21
Pregnant women in household
 Not pregnant REF REF
 Pregnant 1.75 (1.08–2.81), 0.02 1.83 (1.19–2.83), < 0.01
Children in household ≤ 5 years (continuous) 1.10 (0.98–1.23), 0.09 0.95 (0.85–1.07), 0.39
Number of people in household (continuous) 1.04 (0.99–1.09), 0.15
Number of nets in household (continuous) 5.61 (4.54–6.93), < 0.01 5.65 (3.98–8.08), < 0.01