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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of determinants of bednet ownership and use among pregnant women

From: Determinants of insecticide-treated net ownership and utilization among pregnant women in Nigeria

Variables Analysis of ownership of bednets among all respondents (N1 = 2348) Analysis of use of ITN among only PW who owned a bednets (N2 = 677)
  95% CI for Odds Ratio 95% CI for Odds Ratio
  Odds Ratio Sig Lower Upper Odds Ratio Sig Lower Upper
Urban 0.805* 0.029 0.663 0.978 1.866* 0.001 1.284 2.712
ageto25 1.105 0.306 0.913 1.338 0.703 0.064 0.484 1.021
Qur'anic 1.374 0.063 0.983 1.921 1.059 0.872 0.529 2.118
Primary 1.276 0.110 0.946 1.720 1.568 0.136 0.868 2.832
Secondary 1.155 0.314 0.872 1.531 0.992 0.977 0.562 1.751
Higher 1.309 0.178 0.884 1.936 1.289 0.485 0.632 2.627
Knowledge of causes of malaria 1.090 0.561 0.815 1.459 0.686 0.221 0.375 1.254
Misconception about causes of malaria 1.010 0.930 0.817 1.247 0.806 0.305 0.535 1.216
Knowledge of malaria prevention 0.807 0.113 0.619 1.052 0.945 0.855 0.517 1.727
No Misconception about prevention 0.977 0.826 0.792 1.205 1.551* 0.036 1.029 2.339
Knowledge that ITN prevents against malaria 3.850* <0.0001 3.073 4.824 2.931* <0.0001 1.864 4.610
Knowledge that malaria is harmful in pregnancy 1.281 0.166 0.903 1.817 2.006 0.124 0.827 4.864
Knowledge of risks of malaria in pregnancy 0.832 0.092 0.671 1.031 1.211 0.369 0.798 1.837
Registered for ANC 1.340* 0.003 1.105 1.626 1.192 0.364 0.816 1.740
  1. *Statistically significant difference at p < 0.05