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Table 6 Most important reported reasons for non-use of registered LLINs by region

From: Progress in mosquito net coverage in Papua New Guinea

Reported reason Percent of un-used LLINs P-value
  Southern Highlands Momase Islands Overall  
Net spared/reserved 55.8 28.0 45.4 19.2 37.0 <0.001
User did not sleep here 7.2 13.5 11.0 6.2 9.9 0.165
No mosquitoes 9.4 5.8 6.7 16.3 9.0 0.187
Too hot 12.9 1.3 5.8 19.8 8.9 0.002
Indifferent/opposed to net use 3.0 7.0 3.3 13.1 6.5 0.006
Net expired/damaged 3.1 4.4 9.3 0.3 3.9 0.022
House factors/space 0.5 3.2 0.0 3.4 2.0 0.071
Net dirty/being washed 0.0 3.6 0.6 2.3 1.9 0.186
Other vector control method preferred 1.3 2.0 0.6 0.9 1.4 0.690
Perceived absence of malaria 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.2 1.1 0.076
Afraid of smoke/fire damaging the net 0.0 2.1 0.6 1.1 1.1 0.141
  1. Reasons reported for less than 1% of nets are not displayed.