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Table 2 Reported reasons for spending the night away from home

From: “People will say that I am proud”: a qualitative study of barriers to bed net use away from home in four Ugandan districts

Social events

Livelihood activities

Times of difficulty

• Funerals

• Occupational activities

• Domestic disputes

• Weddings

• Household-level chores

• Insurgency

• Religious events


• Threats of violence

• Celebrations


• Sickness

• Visiting friends and family


• Mental illness

• Discos


• Intoxication


• Prison