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Table 4 Percentage of nets meeting WHOPES criteria (knockdown ≥ 95% or mortality ≥ 80%) according to cone tests

From: A phase III trial to evaluate the efficacy, fabric integrity and community acceptance of Netprotect® using a recommended long-lasting insecticidal net as positive control

  CTN Netprotect® PermaNet® 2.0
  N % N % N %
   95% CI   95% CI   95% CI
1 Week 28 60.7 21 100 26 100
42.4 - 76.4 84.5 - 100 87.1 - 100
6 Months 31 100 27 100 28 100
89 - 100 87.5 - 100 87.9 - 100
12 Months 28 42.9 26 73.1 27 85.2
26.5 - 60.9 53.9 – 86.3 67.5 - 94.1
18 Months    29 89.7 27 92.6
  73.6 – 96.4 76.6 – 97.9
24 Months    29 72.4 30 93.3
  54.3 – 85.3 78.7 – 98.2
30 Months    25 88.0 28 85.7
  70 – 95.8 68.5 – 94.3
36 Months    24 70.8 27 85.2
  50.8 – 85.1 67.5 – 94.1
  1. CTN = conventionally-treated net, CI = confidence interval.
  2. After 36 months none the nets tested for the tunnel tests fulfil the WHOPES criteria.