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Table 4 Retention and use of nets (95% confidence intervals in parenthesis)

From: Costs and effects of two public sector delivery channels for long-lasting insecticidal nets in Uganda

Variable ANC Adjumani Campaign Adjumani Campaign Jinja p value Campaign Adjumani vs. Jinja
Retention (nets) N = 378 N = 772 N = 1003  
Mean time since distribution in months 7.3 (7.1-7.4) 7.5 (7.4-7.5) 5.1 (5.0-5.1) <0.0001
LLINs retained by recipient household 99.2% (98.5 - 99.9) 98.3% (96.4-100) 93.6% (91.6-95.7) 0.019
Retention (households) N = 378 N = 520 N = 547  
Households with all nets retained - - 97.5% (92.9-99.2) 90.5% (87.7-92.7) 0.017
Use (nets) N = 375 N = 759 N = 939  
LLINs retained that were slept under the previous night 98.9% (97.2 - 100) 97.0% (94.3-99.6) 74.2% (74.2-81.5) <0.0001
Use (households) N = 378 N = 520 N = 547  
Households where all U5 slept under a net the previous night 93.9% (89.5-96.5) 92.8% (85.8-96.5) 56.4% (52.1-60.5) <0.0001
Households where all members slept under a net the previous night 29.6% (22.9-37.4) 42.7% (35.3-50.5) 18.5% (13.7-24.5) <0.0001
Households with net to sleeping place ratio of ≥ 1 where all members slept under a net the previous night 55.6% (45.7-65.1) 57.9% (51.1-64.4) 32.5% (22.9-43.8) 0.0009
Households with person to net ratio of ≤ 2 where all members slept under a net the previous night 62.2% (54.7-69.2) 73.7% (64.6-81.1) 39.0% (29.0-50.1) 0.0001