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Table 1 Washing of study nets

From: Evidence for a useful life of more than three years for a polyester-based long-lasting insecticidal mosquito net in Western Uganda

Indicator Time of follow-up in months
  6-12 18-24 30-36 37-42
Number of nets in sample 447 237 118 29
Ever washed* 57.0% 86.5% 85.7% 100%
   95% CI 49.7, 64.1 78.5, 92.4 74.6, 93.3 76.5, 100
Cumulative washes*     
   mean 0.94 2.45 4.27 5.63
   95% CI 0.69, 1.18 1-76, 3.14 3.06, 5.27 3.61, 7.34
   range 0 to 10 0 to 13 0 to 14 1 to 16
Washed in past 6 months 39.5% 44.3% 57.6% 48.3%
   95% CI 35.0, 44.2 37.9, 50.9 48.2, 66.7 29.4, 67.4
Washes in past 6 months     
   mean 0.64 0.65 1.01 0.82
   95% CI 0.55, 0.75 0.54, 0.77 0.81, 1.23 0.45, 1.21
   range 0 to 6 0 to 5 0 to 5 0 to 3
Proportion dirty or very dirty 20.0% 36.5% 28.7% 45.2
   95% CI 16.3, 24.0 30.3, 43.0 20.9, 37.6 27.3, 63.9
  1. * refers to end of follow-up period