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Table 2 Association between socio-demographic factors and frequency of ITN use

From: An information-motivation-behavioural skills analysis of long-lasting insecticidal net use among pregnant women in a hospital in North-Eastern Nigeria

Variables Age group χ 2 df p
26 years and below 27 years and above
Freq. ITN use 2.872 4 0.579
 Never 123 (59.1) 95 (55.2)    
 Seldom 17 (8.2) 12 (7.0)    
 Sometimes 16 (7.7) 20 (11.6)    
 Often 24 (11.5) 25 (14.5)    
 Almost always 28 (13.5) 20 (11.6)    
  Ethnicity    
Kanuri Others    
Freq. ITN use 4.165 4 0.384
 Never 80 (58.8) 138 (56.6)    
 Seldom 7 (5.1) 22 (9.0)    
 Sometimes 15 (11.0) 21 (8.6)    
 Often 14 (10.3) 35 (14.3)    
 Almost always 20 (14.7) 28 (11.5)    
  Education    
None Educated    
Freq. ITN use 2.559 4 0.634
 Never 90 (57.7) 128 (57.1)    
 Seldom 8 (5.1) 21 (9.4)    
 Sometimes 16 (10.3) 20 (8.90    
 Often 21 (13.5) 28 (12.5)    
 Almost always 21 (13.5) 27 (12.1)    
  Employment status    
Unemployed Employed    
Freq. ITN use 7.458 4 0.114
 Never 126 (59.4) 92 (54.8)    
 Seldom 17 (8.0) 12 (7.1)    
 Sometimes 25 (11.8) 11 96.5)    
 Often 22 (10.4) 27 (16.1)    
 Almost always 22 (10.4) 26 (15.5)    
  Income level    
Below min. Wage At/above min wage    
Freq. ITN use 2.669 4 0.615
 Never 203 (57.8) 15 (51.7)    
 Seldom 26 (7.4) 3 (10.3)    
 Sometimes 35 (10.0) 1 (3.4)    
 Often 44 (12.5) 5 (17.2)    
 Almost always 43 (12.3) 5 (17.2)    
  Residence type    
Permanent resident IDP    
Freq. ITN use 6.297 4 0.178
 Never 157 (56.3) 61 (60.4)    
 Seldom 26 (9.3) 3 (3.0)    
 Sometimes 29 (10.4) 7 (6.9)    
 Often 35 (12.5) 14 (13.9)    
 Almost always 35 (12.5) 14 (13.9)    
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