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Table. 3 Multiple Linear Regression analysis to analysis to predict Use of LLINs among pregnant women

From: Predictors of knowledge and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets for the prevention of malaria among the pregnant women in Pakistan

Variables R R2 ∆ R2 Β SE β t Sig(p)
  0.477 0.227 0.178      0.001**
Age     0.082 0.184 0.033 0.445 0.657
Level of education     − 0.381 0.138 − 0.202 − 2.735 0.007**
Mobile phone use     1.102 0.316 0.247 3.488 0.001**
Type of household     − 0.739 0.564 − 0.141 − 1.311 0.191
Source of drinking water     0.183 0.340 0.063 0.537 0.592
Type of latrine     0.904 0.382 0.207 2.367 0.019*
Mode of sewage     − 0.088 0.193 − 0.046 − 0.454 0.651
Antenatal check-up     − 0.630 0.586 − 0.079 − 1.076 0.283
Counselling about precaution against malaria during pregnancy     0.168 0.467 0.036 0.361 0.719
Death of a newborn     1.210 0.451 0.232 2.683 0.008**
Malaria during previous pregnancy     − 0.983 0.390 − 0.193 − 2.521 0.013*
Malaria during current pregnancy     − 0.345 1.215 − 0.019 − 0.284 0.777
  1. *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01
  2. R2 amount of variance explained by IVs, ∆R2 additional variance in DV, B unstandardized coefficient, SE Standard Error, β Standardized coefficient, t estimated coefficient