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Table 3 Barriers to bed net use outside the 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 barriers Logistical barriers Resource limitations
• Appearing “proud” (or prideful) • Crowding and congestion • Leaving other family members unprotected
• Appearing disrespectful • No place to hang net
• Expectation of staying up all night • Inconvenient to carry net
• Inconveniencing others • Restriction of movement
• Up and down all night
• No time to grab net
  • Net makes person highly visible