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Table 1 ITN use at individual, community and region level independent variables.

From: Individual, community and region level predictors of insecticide-treated net use among women in Uganda: a multilevel analysis

  ITN UTILISATION p value
No Yes Total
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Individual level
 Age     < 0.001
  15–19 600 (33.4) 1196 (66.6) 1796 (100)  
  20–24 329 (22.1) 1153 (77.8) 1481 (100)  
  25–29 244 (18.9) 1048 (81.1) 1292 (100)  
  30–34 185 (16.5) 934 (83.5) 1119 (100)  
  35–39 147 (16.3) 755 (83.7) 902 (100)  
  40–44 128 (17.7) 595 (78.3) 724 (100)  
  45–49 69 (14.2) 414 (85.8) 483 (100)  
 Education     < 0.01
  No education 191 (19.1) 806 (80.9) 997 (100)  
  Primary 920 (22.7) 3131 (77.3) 4051 (100)  
  Secondary 501 (22.6) 1712 (77.4) 2213 (100)  
  Higher 89 (16.6) 448 (83.4) 537 (100)  
 Household wealth index     < 0.01
  Poor 400 (21.3) 1478 (78.7) 1878 (100)  
  Middle 621 (22.9) 2087 (77.1) 2709 (100)  
  Rich 680 (21.2) 2531 (74.0) 3211 (100)  
 Pregnancy status     < 0.01
  No or not sure 1569 (21.8) 5616 (78.2) 7185 (100)  
  Pregnant 132 (21.5) 481 (78.5) 613 (100)  
 Mosquito bite causes malaria     0.065
  No 1124 (22.6) 3850 (77.4) 4974 (100)  
  Yes 577 (20.4) 2247 (79.6) 2824 (100)  
 Sleeping under mosquito net prevents malaria     < 0.001
  No 443 (23.0) 1486 (77.0) 1929 (100)  
  Yes 1258 (21.4) 4611 (78.6) 5869 (100)  
 Destroying mosquito breeding site can prevent malaria     0.828
  No 1369 (22.2) 4804 (77.8) 6173 (100)  
  Yes 332 (20.5) 1292 (79.5) 1625 (100)  
 Household size     < 0.001
  Less than 5 1391 (24.4) 4321 (75.6) 5712 (100)  
  5 or more 310 (14.9) 1775 (85.1) 2085 (100)  
Community level factors     
 Residence     < 0.001
  Urban 410 (19.2) 1724 (80.8) 2135 (100)  
  Rural 1229 (23.9) 3914 (76.1) 5143 (100)  
  Refugee settlements 62 (11.9) 458 (88.1) 520 (100)  
 Socio-economic disadvantage     < 0.01
  Tertile 1 (least disadvantaged) 655 (20.9) 2472 (79.1) 3127 (100)  
  Tertile 2 692 (23.8) 2222 (76.2) 2914 (100)  
  Tertile 3 (most disadvantaged) 354 (20.2) 1403 (79.8) 1757 (100)  
 Region     < 0.001
  Eastern 642 (24.2) 2005 (75.8) 2647 (100)  
  Northern 415 (22.5) 1431 (77.5) 1846 (100)  
  Western 298 (20.4) 1162 (79.6) 1460 (100)  
  Southern 346 (18.7) 1499 (81.3) 1845 (100)  
Region level factors     < 0.001
 Socio-economic disadvantage     
  Tertile 1 (least disadvantage) 947 (23.0) 3164 (77.0) 411 (100)  
  Tertile 2 420 (20.0) 1707 (80.0) 2127 (100)  
  Tertile 3 (most disadvantaged) 334 (21.4) 1226 (78.6) 1560 (100)  
 N 1701 (21.8) 6097 (78.2) 7798 (100)