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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of LLINs enrolled by net type

From: A longitudinal study of the durability of long-lasting insecticidal nets in Zambia

Characteristic Permanet N = 499 n (%) Olyset N = 500 n (%) All LLINs N = 999 n (%)
ITN used last night* 466/498 (93.6) 449/498 (90.2) 915/996 (91.9)
Presence of any holes 339 (67.9) 353 (70.6) 692 (69.3)
Presence of burns 33 (6.6) 22 (4.4) 55 (5.5)
Median number of burns (interquartile range [IQR]) 3 (1–5) 2 (1–3) 2 (1–5)
Presence of repairs 36 (7.2) 32 (6.4) 68 (6.8)
Median number of repairs (IQR) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–2)
Ever washed* 362/422 (85.8) 347/439 (79.0) 709/861 (82.3)
Used over a reed mat* 93/493 (18.9) 147/482 (30.5) 240/975 (24.6)
  1. * Permanet versus Olyset, Chi square p ≤ 0.05