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Table 3 Household bed net characteristics.

From: Is staying overnight in a farming hut a risk factor for malaria infection in a setting with insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Laos?

   March (n = 528) August (n = 560)
   n % 95% CIa n % 95% CIa
Place where any nets were used/not used the night before the survey        
  Placed in main residence and used 327 61.9 56.6, 67.2 163 29.1 22.1, 36.1
  Placed in main residence but not usedb 65 12.3 4.3, 20.3 106 18.9 11.4, 26.4
  Placed in farming hut and used 27 5.1 -3.2, 13.4 242 43.2 37.0, 49.4
  Placed in farming hut but not usedb 109 20.6 13.0, 28.2 49 8.8 0.9, 16.7
Net type        
  Family 525 99.4 98.7, 100.0 557 99.5 98.9, 100.1
  Double 2 0.4 -8.3, 9.1 2 0.4 -8.3, 9.1
  Single 1 0.2 -8.6, 9.0 1 0.2 -8.6, 9.0
Insecticide treatment status        
  Treated 441 83.5 80.0, 87.0 524 93.6 91.5, 95.7
  Not treated 35 6.6 -1.6, 14.8 12 2.1 -6.0, 10.2
  Unknown 52 9.8 1.7, 17.9 24 4.3 -3.8, 12.4
Mean number of any nets per household (SD)        
  Main residence 3.1 (1.6) 2.8, 3.4 2.1 (1.6) 1.8, 2.4
  Hut 1.1 (1.3) 0.9, 1.3 2.3 (1.7) 2.0, 2.6
  Overall 4.2 (2.1) 3.8, 4.5 4.4 (1.9) 4.0, 4.7
Mean number of ITNs per household (SD)        
  Main residence 2.7 (1.7) 2.4, 3.0 2.0 (1.7) 1.7, 2.3
  Hut 0.9 (1.2) 0.7, 1.1 2.1 (1.7) 1.8, 2.4
  Overall 3.5 (2.3) 3.1, 3.9 4.1 (2.1) 3.7, 4.5
  1. a: 95% confidence interval for the estimated proportion or mean
  2. b: These unused nets included both hung and not hung nets.