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Table 5 Determinants of physical survival of LLIN in a per-protocol Cox regression model

From: Variation of physical durability between LLIN products and net use environments: summary of findings from four African countries

Variable Adjusted hazard ratio (aHR) 95% CI p-value
N = 5126 obs/2900 nets
High net care attitude score and SBC exposure
 Attitude never–SBC never 1.00   
 Attitude never–SBC at least once 0.70 0.56–0.89 0.003
 Attitude at least once–SBC never or at least once 0.57 0.46–0.71 < 0.0001
 Attitude at least twice–SBC at least twice 0.35 0.26–0.46 < 0.0001
Type of LLIN
 Polyester 100D 1.00   
 Polyethylene 150D 0.94 0.77–1.16 0.58
Never folding net up during day when hanging 1.41 1.18–1.69 < 0.0001
Never cooking inside the sleeping room 0.86 0.75–0.98 0.03
Dominant net users
 Child only 1.00   
 Child with adult 0.83 0.68–1.01 0.07
 Adult only 0.70 0.57–0.84 < 0.0001
Wealth tertile
 Lowest 1.00   
 Middle 0.92 0.78–1.08 0.29
 Highest 0.81 0.69–0.96 0.01
Gender of head of household
 Male 1.00   
 Female 0.81 0.65–1.01 0.06
Country
 Mozambique 1.00   
 Nigeria 0.65 0.46–0.90 0.009
 DRC 1.94 1.59–2.39 < 0.0001
 Zanzibar (Tanzania) 1.27 1.00–1.64 0.06