International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Factors influencing insecticide treated net utilization among women in Uganda


Douglas Andabati Candia, Peter Jegrace Jehopio

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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Douglas Andabati Candia, Peter Jegrace Jehopio. Factors influencing insecticide treated net utilization among women in Uganda. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 55-60
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