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Table 4 The summary of multi-variate conditional logistic regression of independent factors associated with malaria prevention among cases and controls in individuals visiting health centres in Ziway-Dugda Distict, Ethiopia, 2017 (N = 268)

From: Effectiveness of long-lasting insecticidal nets in prevention of malaria among individuals visiting health centres in Ziway-Dugda District, Ethiopia: matched case–control study

Factors Category Crude matched odds ratio (95%CI) Adjusted matched odds ratio (95% CI)
Presence of patients with similar signs in home No 1 1
Yes 2.22 (1.13, 4.38) 1.91 (0.86, 4.26)
House sprayed with IRS No 1 1
Yes 0.34 (0.17, 0.67) 0.23 (0.10, 0.52)***
Practice related to malaria prevention Good 1 1
Fair 1.61 (0.74, 3.48) 1.05 (0.42, 2.58)
Poor 2.25 (1.04, 4.85) 0.85 (0.33, 2.18)
Presence of LLINs in home No 1 1
Yes 0.27 (0.13, 0.58) 0.52 (0.21, 1.31)
Sleeping under LLINs the previous night No 1  
Yes 0.43 (0.24, 0.76) 1.40 (0.42, 4.66)
Regularly sleeping under LLINs for the last 2 weeks No 1 1
Yes 0.28 (0.15, 0.52) 0.23 (0.11, 0.45)***
Staying late out-door during night in the past two weeks No 1  
Yes 1.95 (1.04, 3.65) 2.99 (1.44, 6.19)**
  1. Significance: *Significant (p < 0.05); **strongly significant (p < 0.01); ***highly significant (p < 0.001)