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Table 4 Factors associated with household residents reporting sleeping under a LLIN the previous night

From: LLIN Evaluation in Uganda Project (LLINEUP): factors associated with ownership and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey of 48 districts

Variable Categories n (%) Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Region of the country Mid-North East 2017 (31.1%) Reference group Not included due to strong correlation with months since last Universal Coverage Campaign distribution
East Central 1510 (32.3%) 1.06 (0.91–1.24) 0.45
Mid Western 3351 (40.0%) 1.48 (1.30–1.69) < 0.001
South Western 4820 (47.9%) 2.09 (1.84–2.37) < 0.001
Months since last Universal Coverage Campaign 42–53 1036 (28.1%) Reference group Reference group
38–41 2509 (33.3%) 1.35 (1.14–1.59) < 0.001 1.35 (1.14–1.60) 0.001
29–37 8153 (44.3%) 2.14 (1.85–2.48) < 0.001 2.02 (1.73–2.36) < 0.001
Wealth index Poorest 3032 (31.7%) Reference group Reference group
Middle 3873 (39.3%) 1.40 (1.25–1.57) < 0.001 1.37 (1.22–1.53) < 0.001
Least poor 4793 (46.9%) 1.89 (1.70–2.11) < 0.001 1.82 (1.62–2.04) < 0.001
Estimated distance to nearest health facility ≥ 3 km 5315 (37.7%) Reference group Reference group
< 3 km 6369 (41.2%) 1.17 (1.07–1.28) < 0.001 1.11 (1.01–1.22) 0.03
Number of residents per sleeping space ≥ 3 people 5195 (35.7%) Reference group Reference group
< 3 people 6500 (43.2%) 1.32 (1.21–1.44) < 0.001 1.15 (1.04–1.26) 0.005
Number of household residents ≥ 7 4384 (33.2%) Reference group Reference group
5–6 4424 (43.5%) 1.51 (1.36–1.68) < 0.001 1.43 (1.28–1.59) < 0.001
2–4 2890 (46.3%) 1.67 (1.49–1.87) < 0.001 1.45 (1.29–1.63) < 0.001
Households with at least one resident < 5 years old No 2419 (37.2%) Reference group Reference group
Yes 9279 (40.1%) 1.17 (1.05–1.30) 0.003 1.20 (1.08–1.35) 0.001
Resident age in years 5–15 years 3209 (30.7%) Reference group Reference group
> 15 years 5832 (44.1%) 1.69 (1.61–1.77) < 0.001 1.37 (1.29–1.45) < 0.001
< 5 years 2657 (44.7%) 1.67 (1.59–1.76) < 0.001 1.71 (1.62–1.81) < 0.001
Gender of resident Male 5337 (38.0%) reference group reference group
Female 6361 (40.8%) 1.13 (1.10–1.17) < 0.001 1.28 (1.23–1.34) < 0.001
Relationship to head of household 2nd degree relative or unrelated 1083 (31.2%) Reference group Reference group
1st degree relative 8011 (38.2%) 1.19 (1.09–1.29) < 0.001 1.14 (1.04–1.24) 0.005
Head of household 2604 (50.1%) 1.81 (1.66–1.97) < 0.001 1.82 (1.65–2.02) < 0.001