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Table 5 Association between the community perception towards larviciding and their socio-demographic characteristics

From: Addressing key gaps in implementation of mosquito larviciding to accelerate malaria vector control in southern Tanzania: results of a stakeholder engagement process in local district councils

Category Variable Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
Sex Male 1.00
Female 0.74 (0.32, 1.70) 0.470
Age category (in years) 18–25 1.00
26–35 0.53 (0.14, 2.58) 0.382
36–45 0.56 (1.34, 2.76) 0.428
46–50 0.42 (0.07, 2.36) 0.300
Above 50 0.60 (0.14, 3.04) 0.497
Education level No formal education 1.00
Primary (7 years) 2.09 (0.41, 38.20) 0.478
Secondary (12 years) 1.94 (0.24, 39.90) 0.752
Tertiary (> 12 years) 7.00 (0.83, 146.87) 0.102
Awareness of larviciding Aware 1.00
Not aware 0.40 (0.17, 0.93) 0.029*
  1. The odds and p values represent likelihood of certain groups having a favourable opinion of larviciding as a malaria intervention
  2. *Statistically significant difference