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Table 1 Odds ratio for sleeping under a treated net for children aged 1–5 years compared to infants, and by gender, in houses with at least one ITN (unadjusted)

From: Can ITN distribution policies increase children’s ITN use? A DHS analysis

Countrya OR for net use given age OR by gender
< 1 year 1 year old 2 years old 3 years old 4 years old Male Female
Benin Ref 1.06 (.88–1.27) 1.00 (.83–1.20) 0.79 (0.66–0.93) 0.71 (0.59–0.84) Ref 1.05 (0.94–1.18)
Burkina Faso Ref 0.94 (0.79–1.11) 0.77 (0.65–0.99) 0.61 (0.52–0.70) 0.47 (0.40–0.55) Ref 1.06 (0.96–1.17)
Burundi Ref 1.30 (1.00–1.69) 0.67 (0.53–0.84) 0.58 (0.47–0.72) 0.46 (0.36–0.59) Ref 1.00 (0.84–1.16)
Cameroon Ref 0.96 (0.72–1.27) 0.81 (0.63–1.04) 0.50 (0.39–0.65) 0.54 (0.41–0.71) Ref 0.92 (0.77–1.11)
Congo Ref 1.12 (0.75–1.68) 0.86 (0.66–1.13) 1.02 (0.74–1.42) 0.87 (0.57–1.33) Ref 0.82 (0.64–1.04)
Cote d’Ivoire Ref 1.14 (0.94–1.38) 0.94 (0.78–1.13) 0.78 (0.63–0.97) 0.74 (0.61–0.91) Ref 0.98 (0.85–1.13)
DRC Ref 0.99 (0.82–1.19) 0.73 (0.61–0.87) 0.56 (0.47–0.67) 0.51 (0.43–0.60) Ref 0.91 (0.82–1.01)
Gabon Ref 0.64 (0.42–0.98) 0.59 (0.39–0.90) 0.53 (0.35–0.79) 0.43 (0.28–0.66) Ref 1.13 (0.86–1.49)
Ghana Ref 0.76 (0.61–0.95) 0.75 (0.59–0.96) 0.70 (0.55–0.90) 0.58 (0.46–0.73) Ref 0.86 (0.74–1.00)
Guinea Ref 1.08 (0.86–1.37) 0.88 (0.71–1.10) 0.90 (0.70–1.14) 0.65 (0.53–0.80) Ref 1.24 (1.07–1.43)
Kenya Ref 0.93 (0.79–1.10) 0.76 (0.64–0.90) 0.56 (0.47–0.65) 0.57 (0.48–0.67) Ref 0.86 (0.78–0.95)
Liberia ref 0.65 (0.50–0.84) 0.55 (0.43–0.70) 0.50 (0.37–0.68) 0.43 (0.34–0.54) Ref 1.05 (0.89–1.25)
Malawi Ref 1.00 (0.87–1.15) 0.82 (0.72–0.94) 0.78 (0.67–0.90) 0.66 (0.57–0.77) Ref 1.10 (1.00–1.21)
Mali Ref 1.07 (0.87–1.30) 0.82 (0.67–1.00) 0.67 (0.56–0.80) 0.57 (0.48–0.69) Ref 0.84 (0.74–0.95)
Mozambique Ref 0.93 (0.77–1.14) 0.76 (0.63–0.93) 0.62 (0.52–0.73) 0.53 (0.44–0.65) Ref 0.99 (0.88–1.12)
Namibia Ref 0.76 (0.50–1.16) 0.74 (0.1–0.96) 0.63 (0.41–0.96) 0.60 (0.37–0.98) Ref 0.83 (0.61–1.13)
Nigeria Ref 0.93 (0.82–1.06) 0.90 (0.81–1.00) 0.75 (0.67–0.83) 0.65 (0.57–0.74) Ref 1.06 (0.98–1.15)
Rwanda Ref 1.13 (0.94–1.35) 0.89 (0.75–1.06) 0.65 (0.55–0.77) 0.58 (0.49–0.69) Ref 1.11 (1.01–1.23)
Senegal Ref 1.07 (0.92–1.25) 1.01 (0.87–1.16) 0.93 (0.82–1.06) 0.91 (0.78–1.07) Ref 1.06 (0.96–1.18)
Sierra Leone Ref 1.05 (0.86–1.31) 1.03 (0.83–1.29) 0.87 (0.71–0.83) 0.66 (0.53–0.83) Ref 1.02 (0.90–1.16)
Tanzania Ref 1.10 (0.88–1.36) 1.00 (0.81–1.23) 0.91 (0.75–1.11) 0.96 (0.80–1.15) Ref 1.07 (0.93–1.23)
Togo Ref 0.89 (0.73–1.09) 0.79 (0.64–0.97) 0.71 (0.59–0.87) 0.79 (0.64–0.99) Ref 1.03 (0.91–1.16)
Uganda Ref 1.13 (0.91–1.40) 0.78 (0.64–0.95) 0.74 (0.60–0.90) 0.73 (0.58–0.92) Ref 1.02 (0.89–1.16)
Zambia Ref 0.93 (0.79–1.10) 0.75 (0.65–0.87) 0.59 (0.50–0.70) 0.53 (0.45–0.63) Ref 0.97 (0.87–1.08)
Zimbabwe Ref 1.05 (0.74–1.50) 0.94 (0.68–1.30) 0.83 (0.57–1.19) 0.72 (0.51–1.01) Ref 1.16 (0.95–1.41)
All countries pooled Ref 0.99 (0.95–1.04) 0.86 (0.82–0.90) 0.76 (0.73–0.80) 0.68 (0.65–0.71) Ref 1.00 (0.97–1.03)
  1. aCountries presented alphabetically