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Table 6 Multinomial logistic analysis showing the association between predictive factors and bednet utilisation

From: Determination of the predictive factors of long-lasting insecticide-treated net ownership and utilisation in the Bamenda Health District of Cameroon

SN DEPENDENT VARIABLE: Bednet UTILISATION
Variables p value Odds ratio (OR) 95% confidence interval (C.I.) for OR
1. Gender
Reference category: Males
Lower bound Upper bound
 Females Utilised nets 0.048 0.56 0.31 0.99
2. Environmental suitability
Reference category: very suitable
 Less suitable Utilised nets 0.035 0.46 0.22 0.95
3. Educational level
Reference category: No formal education
 Primary level Utilised nets 0.842 0.87 0.22 3.39
 Secondary level Utilised nets 0.778 0.82 0.2 3.33
 Tertiary level Utilised nets 0.168 0.35 0.81 1.55
4. Bednet density
Reference category: 1–2 nets
 3–4 nets Utilised nets 0.003 3.1 1.47 6.55
 5 and more nets Utilised nets 0.070 3.24 0.91 11.58
5. Age groups
Reference group: < 5 years
 6–25 years Utilised nets < 0.0001 0.4 0.29 0.54
 26–49 years Utilised nets 0.001 0.58 0.42 0.81
 > 50 years Utilised nets <0.0001 0.36 0.21 0.61
 Pregnant women Utilised nets 0.849 0.88 0.24 3.21