International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


ISSN: 2456-0421

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Factors influencing insecticide treated net utilization among women in Uganda

Author(s): Douglas Andabati Candia, Peter Jegrace Jehopio
Abstract: The study aimed at identifying factors influencing insecticide treated net utilization among women in Uganda. Assessment was done using a multinomial logistic regression model and secondary data from the Uganda Malaria Indicator Survey consisting of women age 15-49 selected from 5, 802 households selected countrywide. The significant determinants of ITN utilization were age of the respondent, region where the respondent resided, ownership of a radio, presence of a child under five in the household and the sex of the household head. ITN utilization generally increased with; increase in age, residing in regions other than the Central region, ownership of a radio, having a child under five in the household and belonging to a male headed household.
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