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Table 6 Bivariate analysis on factors associated with timely uptake of discount voucher n = 486

From: Determinants of timely uptake of ITN and SP (IPT) and pregnancy time protected against malaria in Bukoba, Tanzania

Variable Total received discount voucher (n = 486) Timely uptake of discount voucher
(n = 104)
OR (95 % CI) P value
No. (%)
Age (years)
14–17 8 3 (37.5) 1  
18–35 427 95 (22.2) 0.47 (0.19–1.12) 0.9
36–44 51 6 (11.8) 0.22 (0.04–1.17) 0.08
Marital status
Not married 85 21 (24.7) 1  
Married 401 83 (20.7) 0.79 (0.46–1.37) 0.44
Level of education
No formal 48 9 (18.8) 1  
Primary school 324 67 (20.7) 1.25 (0.75–2.07) 0.389
Secondary school/college 114 28 (24.6) 1.41 (0.61–3.27) 0.42
Occupation
Farmer 177 33 (18.6) 1  
Petty business women 230 54 (23.5) 1.86 (0.38–1.96) 0.72
Business women 79 17 (21.5) 1.19 (0.62–2.31) 0.59
Visit (weeks of gestation)
Late >18 weeks 360 6 (1.7) 1  
Early ≤18 weeks 126 98 (77.8) 206 (83.15–512.84) <0.0001
Gravity
Primigravidae 139 44 (31.7) 1  
Secondgravidae/multigravidae 347 60 (17.3) 0.45 (0.28–0.71) 0.01
Time of walking to health facility
>60 16 3 (18.8) 1  
31–60 149 23 (15.4) 0.72 (0.20–2.59) 0.61
≤30 min 321 78 (24.4) 1.26 (0.33–4.79) 0.73
Influence to make visit
Friends/radio 17 1 (5.9) 1  
Husband 86 15 (17.4) 1.21 (0.03–1.60) 0.13
Self 383 88 (23.0) 1.29 (0.04–2.41) 0.26
Parity
0 160 49 (30.6) 1  
≥1 326 55 (18.0) 2.18 (1.39–3.39) 0.001