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Table 3 Association between socio-demographic factors and IRS spray status of households in Lira District, June 2017

From: Effects and factors associated with indoor residual spraying with Actellic 300 CS on malaria morbidity in Lira District, Northern Uganda

Characteristic Spray status (N = 159) Crude PR (95% CI) P-value Adjusted PR (95% CI) P-value
Sprayed
n = 142 (%)
Unsprayed
n = 17 (%)
Age group of respondents
 18–24 years 35 (24.6) 1 (5.9) 1.0   1.0  
 25 years and above 107 (75.4) 16 (94.1) 4.68 (0.64–34.33) 0.129 2.47 (0.33–14.70) 0.382
Sex
 Male 63 (44.4) 4 (23.5) 1.0   1.0  
 Female 79 (55.6) 13 (76.5) 2.36 (0.80–6.96) 0.118 1.72 (0.51–5.75) 0.381
Marital status
 Married 121 (85.2) 14 (82.3) 1.0    
 Not married 21 (14.8) 3 (17.7) 1.21 (0.37–3.89) 0.755   
Place of residence
 Rural 97 (68.3) 9 (52.9) 1.0   1.0  
 Urban 45 (31.7) 8 (47.1) 1.77 (0.73–4.35) 0.208 0.41 (0.16–1.05) 0.063
Education of household Head
 Never attended 19 (13.4) 4 (23.5) 1.0   1.0  
 Primary 79 (55.6) 3 (17.7) 0.21 (0.05–0.88) 0.032 0.18 (0.01–2.47) 0.198
 Secondary 24 (16.9) 3 (17.7) 0.63 (0.16–2.6) 0.529 0.36 (0.04–2.95) 0.341
 Post-secondary 20 (14.1) 7 (41.1) 1.49 (0.49–4.5) 0.476 1.51 (0.10–22.79) 0.767
Occupation of household head
 Peasant 98 (69.0) 5 (29.4) 1.0   1.0  
 Small business 18 (12.7) 3 (17.7) 2.94 (0.75–11.43) 0.119 3.84 (1.20–12.31) 0.024
 Formal employment 26 (18.3) 9 (52.9) 5.30 (1.89–14.80) < 0.001 5.81 (2.72–12.68) < 0.001