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Table 1 Coverage of the vector control activities, Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) and Long Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN) by year

From: Spatial targeted vector control in the highlands of Burundi and its impact on malaria transmission

  2002 2003 2004 2005
Total provincial population* 302 062 311 134 320 458 329 431
Nbr of targeted houses (% treated) 14 783 (86%) 15 106 (95%) 17 954 (93%) 18 072 (94%)
Nbr of houses treated/man/day 6.0 5.7 5.7 5.4
Insecticide used Deltamethrin Deltamethrin Deltamethrin Alpha cypermethrin
Nbr of LLIN distributed 20 750 3 200 0 0
Nbr of net used (%**) 18 792 (78.8%) 17 631 (65.2%) 14 442 (53.4%) 8 431 (31.2%)
  1. * Official data (EPISTAT Burundi)
  2. ** % = net used/(LLINs distributed + 3100 net present in the houses before the intervention)