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Table 5 Multivariate linear regression for denge preventive practice difference

From: The addition of mobile SMS effectively improves dengue prevention practices in community: an implementation study in Nepal

Variable Model I Model II
B CI 95% B CI 95%
Study group
 Control (Ref)     
 DPLa Only 3.4* 1.6–5.2 3.1* 1.3–4.8
 DPL + SMS 24.3* 22.3–26.2 24.1* 22.2–25.9
Preintervention practice score −0.4* −0.4 – −0.3 −0.39* −0.4 – −0.3
Sex
 Male (Ref)     
 Female −0.6 −2.2 – 0.9   
Age group in years
  < 30 (Ref)     
 30–49 −0.5 − 2.5 – 1.5   
  > 49 0.3 −2.3 – 2.9   
Ethnicity
 Brahmin/Chhetri (Ref)     
 Janajati −1.1 −2.8 – 0.5 −0.9 − 2.6 – 0.6
 Others −2.9* −5.1 – −0.7 −2.8* −4.9 – − 0.6
R2 0.8086 0.8075
  1. *p-value< 0.05; CI Confidence Interval, a DPL Dengue Prevention Leaflet, Ref Reference