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Table 2 Summary of hole passage per encounter experiment outcomes by hole dimension for rectangular holes in the net sides and roof and circular and triangular holes in the net side

From: How many holes is too many? A prototype tool for estimating mosquito entry risk into damaged bed nets

Width (mm) Length (mm) # encounters # passages Prop’n passages
Sides, rectangular
 6 8 76 0 0.00
10 53 0 0.00
25 131 2 0.02
210 100 2 0.02
 11 11 112 10 0.09
 15 15 26 6 0.23
85 120 41 0.34
120 53 20 0.38
210 24 8 0.33
 17 19 43 12 0.28
 20 32 87 34 0.43
40 71 34 0.48
113 56 28 0.50
 35 84 102 56 0.55
152 81 49 0.60
210 77 49 0.64
 60 82 70 45 0.64
120 69 50 0.72
210 13 8 0.62
Roof, rectangular
 4 6 68 0 0.00
 6 6 147 0 0.00
8 314 9 0.03
13 165 7 0.04
21 90 9 0.10
25 170 17 0.10
40 53 5 0.09
60 56 4 0.07
77 140 9 0.06
148 63 4 0.06
 8 13 234 21 0.09
38 30 2 0.07
60 45 9 0.20
 11 13 202 35 0.17
38 31 4 0.13
59 83 38 0.46
80 46 16 0.35
 13 17 136 62 0.46
40 72 27 0.38
160 118 45 0.38
 15 17 117 29 0.25
40 63 18 0.29
60 69 32 0.46
76 55 22 0.40
160 52 23 0.44
 21 22 103 48 0.47
40 77 36 0.47
60 66 29 0.44
77 61 33 0.54
160 95 39 0.41
 30 30 70 49 0.70
60 94 51 0.54
80 37 26 0.70
Base (mm) Av. width (mm) # encounters # passages Prop’n passages
Side, triangular, 210 mm
 25 15 68 19 0.28
 36 21 42 17 0.41
 80 42 90 49 0.54
Diameter (mm) Length (mm) # encounters # passages Prop’n passages
Side, round
 8 NA 43 2 0.04
35 NA 120 61 0.51
40 NA 153 90 0.59
70 NA 43 31 0.72