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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with malaria prevention in GZ, 2017

From: Factors affecting prevention and control of malaria among endemic areas of Gurage zone: an implication for malaria elimination in South Ethiopia, 2017

Characteristics Practice of prevention COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) p.value
Good Poor  
Marital status
 Married 458 262 1.93(1.21–3.01)  
 Single 38 42 1  
Educational status
 Literate 200 83 1.8(1.32–2.45) 2.15 (1.21–4.67) <0.001*
 Illiterate 296 221 1 1  
Wealth index
 High 78 26 2.35(1.44–3.8) 3.3 (2.3–6.2) <0.001*
 Middle 203 109 1.46(1.07–2.0)  
 Low 215 169 1 1  
Type of house
 Iron covered 224 115 1.35(1.01–1.8) 2.7 (1.7–3.5) <0.001*
 Cottage 272 189 1 1  
Having bed
 Yes 116 52 1.48(1.03–2.12)  
 No 380 252 1   
Knowledge
 Good 447 241 2.38(1.6–3.57)  
 Poor 49 63 1   
Attitude
 Positive 364 196 1.52(1.15–2.76)  
 Negative 132 108 1   
ITN received from HC
 Yes 422 227 1.93(1.35–2.76) 3.6 (1.7–4.5) <0.001*
 No 74 77 1 1  
Involved in campaign
 Yes 455 245 2.67(1.74–4.1) 2.6 (1.8–3.6) 0.02*
 No 41 59 1 1  
Hosmer and Lemeshow’s test Chi-square df p.value
  14.46 8 0.07
  1. *significant at p.value < 0.05; GZ Gurage Zone, COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio