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Table 3 Adjusted linear regression coefficients for mean adjusted odds ratios of insecticide-treated net use

From: Age and gender trends in insecticide-treated net use in sub-Saharan Africa: a multi-country analysis

Independent variable Adjusted linear regression coefficients by demographic groupa
Children under 5 years School-aged (5–14 years) Female 15–49 years 50+ years
Not pregnant Pregnant
Household ITN supply enough vs not enough − 0.568* 0.524 − 0.497* − 0.591* − 0.258*
Population access in %b − 0.0001 0.006* − 0.000 0.013 − 0.005
Use:access ratiob − 0.195 − 0.399 0.221 1.072 0.680
Central Africa vs East − 0.168 0.036 − 0.040 0.389 − 0.195
West Africa vs East 0.424* 0.231* 0.479* 0.779* 0.179
R squared 0.384 0.332 0.463 0.337 0.328
  1. ITN insecticide-treated net
  2. aCovariates included in the model: household ITN supply, population ITN access and geographic zone
  3. bVariable shown in Table 1
  4. * Significant at p-value < 0.05