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Table 2 Knowledge, ownership and use of bed net

From: Evaluation of the behaviour change communication and community mobilization activities in Myanmar artemisinin resistance containment zones

Category Description Number Percent (%)
No. of bed net in their household 1–2 153 18.39
3–5 545 65.50
6–8 116 13.94
>8 16 1.92
Type of bed net ITN/LLIN 1734 45.67
Untreated bed nets 2063 54.33
Damage of the net Nets with holes 787 20.73
Repaired nets 409 10.77
Retreatment Retreated bed net 943 24.84
Retreatment of ITN 432 11.37
Frequency of washing Weekly 175 4.61
Monthly 822 21.65
Every 2–3 months 851 22.41
Twice per year 526 13.85
Once per year 312 8.22
Less than once a year 147 3.87
Never since received 717 18.88
Not sure 247 6.51
Utilization of the nets last night Use 2346 61.79
Did not use 1431 37.69
Not sure 20 0.52
Presence of unused bed net Unused old nets 191 22.96
Unused new nets 433 52.04
Knowledge on benefic of ITN/LLIN Prevents mosquito bites 445 53.49
Repels mosquitoes 201 24.16
Kills mosquitoes 77 9.25
Kills other insects 103 12.38
Sleep better 33 3.97
Protects against malaria 96 11.54
Protect against other diseases 28 3.37
Do not know 320 38.46