Table 5: Final logistic regression model for household’s ITNs use (with estimated odds ratios) in Gursum district, Ethiopia, 2008.

VariablesITN Utilization status Crude OR (95% CI) valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) value
Yes (%)No (%)

Ever heard about ITN in the last 6 months
 Yes28 (63.6)49 (31.0)3.89 (1.93–7.84) 0.0003.25 (1.50–7.06) 0.003
 No16 (36.4)109 (69.0)1.00 1.00
Family size
425 (55.6)49 (29.9)2.93 (1.49–5.77) 0.0022.32 (1.06–5.05) 0.034
4 20 (44.4)115 (70.1)1.001.00
Occupation
 Farmer 7 (15.6)73 (44.5)0.11 (0.03–0.37)0.14 (0.04–0.50)
 Student9 (20.0)10 (6.1)1.01 (0.27–3.75)0.75 (0.18–3.08)
 Housewife 16 (35.6)69 (42.1)0.26 (0.09–0.78)0.0000.26 (0.08–0.82) 0.006
 Government employee 5 (11.1)3 (1.8)1.87 (0.34–10.46)0.93 (0.15–5.82)
 Merchant 8 (17.8)9 (5.5)1.001.00