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Table 2 Protection measures against mosquitoes in urban Dar es Salaam in the past and present, in rural Tanzania and in two Kenyan cities

From: Interdependence of domestic malaria prevention measures and mosquito-human interactions in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Location Net usage Net treatment status   Window screening   Other protection measures
  % N In the last 6 months More than 6 months never intact Small holes Big holes Glass windows none Coil repellent spray none
Urban Kenya and Tanzania
Dar es Salaam; 2006a 78.8 1696 35.9 0.6 63.5 17.3 39.6 14.7 0.4 28 9.2 7.3 15.9 67.6
Dar es Salaam; 1994 [34] 62           52 - 30 18
Kisumu, Kenya; 2001 [99] 56 287     5   95 40 0.008 13 47
Malindi, Kenya; 2001 [99] 69 332     32   68 54 27 5 14
Rural Reference Site
Kilombero, Valley Tanzania;2003 (Killeen et al. unpublished) 74.5 650 4.7 6.6 88.7         1.4b 98.6
  1. a Data derived from the study presented here.
  2. b Any type of protection measures (spray, coil, herbal, physical)