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Table 4 Bivariate analyses of factors associated with bed net ownership and sleeping under a mosquito net, among women seeking antenatal care in Kinshasa, DRC in 2005/06.

From: Bed net ownership, use and perceptions among women seeking antenatal care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Opportunities for improved maternal and child health

  Net Ownership Sleeping under a Net
Variable OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age     
   18–24 years 0.81 0.49, 1.3 0.78 0.45, 1.3
   25–34 years 1.0   1.0  
   35 years and over 0.86 0.44, 1.7 0.75 0.36, 1.6
Marital Status     
   Single 1.0   1.0  
   Married 2.7 1.4, 5.1 3.2 1.5, 6.9
Living with Partner     
   No 1.0   1.0  
   Yes 1.2 0.51, 2.7 0.55 0.20, 1.5
Ever Attended School     
   No 1.0   1.0  
   Yes 2.1 0.29, 14 3.1 0.43, 23
First Pregnancy     
   No     
   Yes 0.94 0.58, 1.5 0.77 0.45, 1.3
Highest Level of Education Completed     
   Less than Secondary School 1.0   1.0  
   Secondary School or More 2.5 1.6, 4.1 2.1 1.2, 3.4
Employment Status     
   Never Employed 1.0   1.0  
   Not Currently Employed 1.5 0.85, 2.8 1.7 0.88, 3.1
   Employed 0.86 0.52, 1.4 0.79 0.45, 1.4
Number of Durable Goods Owned     
   0 1.0   1.0  
   1 1.5 0.63, 3.7 1.4 0.55, 3.8
   2 1.6 0.68, 3.6 1.4 0.54, 3.4
   3 3.8 1.4, 7.7 3.3 1.3, 8.2
   4 5.1 1.7, 14 2.6 0.80, 8.2
Owns Durable Goods     
   No 1.0   1.0  
   Yes 2.1 0.98, 4.6 1.9 0.81, 4.4
Do you know ways to prevent Malaria?     
   No 1.0   1.0  
   Yes 19 2.7, 146 27.5 1.7, 453
Malaria diagnosis in the past year?     
   No 1.0   1.0  
   Yes 1.2 0.79, 2.0 1.3 0.80, 2.2