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Table 1 Summary of net attributes examined in the DCE

From: Demand and willingness-to-pay for bed nets in Tanzania: results from a choice experiment

Attribute and level Available coloura
Treated (T) or untreated (U) Shape Size (feet) Price (000 TSH)
T (Olyset brand) Rectangular 4 × 6 2, 4, 6, 8 Aqua blue
T (Olyset brand) Rectangular 6 × 6 2, 4, 6, 8 Navy blue and whiteb
U (Safinet brand) Rectangular 4 × 6; 6 × 6 2, 4, 6, 8 White
U (Safinet brand) Conical 3.5 × 6c; 6 × 6 2, 4, 6, 8 White
  1. aColour is not an attribute examined in the DCE, though it possibly influenced participants’ decisions. Field staff did not mention colour during the DCE but it was visible through the clear packaging
  2. bMost large Olyset nets used in Mwanza region were white but a few navy blue nets were also included. All large Olyset nets in Ruvuma were navy blue
  3. cIn terms of size attribute, level 3.5 × 6 is considered identical to level 4 × 6. Both 3.5 × 6 and 4 × 6 are listed as ‘small’ and 6 × 6 are listed as ‘large’