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Table 5 Bivariate analyses of factors associated with bed net ownership and use 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
In your opinion, do you think that most people where you live OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
   are worried/concerned about getting malaria 0.52 0.28, 0.95 0.52 0.27, 0.98
   believe that using a mosquito net is the best way for prevention against malaria 0.84 0.43, 1.7 0.68 0.34, 1.4
   would rather buy other things for home rather than buy a mosquito net 1.4 0.76, 2.7 1.6 0.76, 3.3
   prefer using a mosquito net that they have bought rather than one given to them for free 0.47 0.26, 0.85 0.44 0.23, 0.86
In your own opinion, do you believe     
   you would prefer using a mosquito net you have bought better than one given to you for free 0.43 0.26, 0.69 0.32 0.18, 0.58
   you wouldn't afford to buy a mosquito net if you didn't receive one for free 0.30 0.13, 0.65 0.33 0.13, 0.79
   it is useless to use a mosquito net because you can suffer from malaria anyway 0.79 0.45, 1.4 1.1 0.62, 2.0
   that obtaining a mosquito net in the community where you live is easy 1.7 1.0, 2.7 1.8 1.1, 3.1
   that it is more difficult to use a mosquito net than taking drugs when you suffer from malaria 0.64 0.23, 1.8 1.3 0.48, 3.4
   that children suffer from malaria more than adults do 0.39 0.23, 0.66 0.41 0.23, 0.72
   it's difficult to use a mosquito net 0.41 0.15, 1.1 0.48 0.16, 1.4
   that mosquito nets that you have to buy are better quality (more effective in preventing malaria) than nets that are given out for free 1.3 0.45, 3.8 1.1 0.35, 3.6
  1. * OR = Odds Ratio; 95% CI = 95% Confidence Interval
  2. ‡ The following variables were excluded from the bivariate analysis due to lack of variance in the response categories: worry about getting malaria, belief that sleeping under a net is beneficial, belief that sleeping under a net is good protection from malaria, and belief that malaria is a serious disease.