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Table 5 Reasons for positive response towards lining colour as supplied by participants

From: Acceptability and effectiveness of a monofilament, polyethylene insecticide-treated wall lining for malaria control after six months in dwellings in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Positive aspect of colour Huts Houses
Decorative 20 % (4/20) 20 % (4/20)
Matches the wall colour 10 % (2/20) 10 % (2/20)
Attracts attention 10 % (2/20) 5 % (1/20)
Colour is not too bright 10 % (2/20) 15 % (3/20)
Not too visible against the wall 5 % (1/20) N/A
No response 45 % (9/20) 50 % (10/20)