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Table 1 Advantages and disadvantages of Olyset nets according to people's responses (n = 100 when unstratified, n = 50 when stratified by village).

From: Evaluation of Olyset™ insecticide-treated nets distributed seven years previously in Tanzania

Reasons* Yes n (%) No n (%) No contribution n (%)
Durability    
   Kibaha Mbwawa 50(100) 0 0
   Mvumi 44 (88) 1(2) 5(10)
Reduces/kills mosquitoes 78 (78) 0 22 (22)
Keeps mosquitoes from biting 86 (86) 0 14(14)
Reduces malaria 68 (68) 0 32 (32)
Reduces/kills other insects    
   Kibaha Mbwawa 38 (76) 0 12(24)
   Mvumi 46 (92) 0 4(8)
Good mesh size    
   Kibaha Mbwawa 4(8) 4(8) 42 (84)
   Mvumi 14 (28) 12(24) 24 (48)
   Good net size (No = size too small) 4(4) 75 (75) 21 (21)
Looks nice 12(12) 0 88 (88)
  1. * Variables are stratified by village when the difference between villages is statistically significant (p < 0.05)