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Table 1 Use and retention of mosquito nets among study participants. Baseline (2008), 2010 and 2014

From: Use and retention of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in a malaria risk area in the Brazilian Amazon: a 5-year follow-up intervention

  2008 2010 2014 2010–2014
Intervention Control IC 95%
p-value
Intervention Control IC 95%
p-value
Intervention Control IC 95%
p-value
IC 95%
p-value
N % N % N % N % N % N %
Slept under a mosquito net the night before
 Yes 7/71 9.9 28/74 37.8 0.18 (0.07–0.45)
p < 0.01
35/81 43.2 28/55 50.9 0.73 (0.37–1.46)
p > 0.05
15/101 14.9 33/107 30.8 0.39 (0.19–0.77)
p < 0.01
4.36 (2.16–8.81)
p < 0.01
Other people slept with this same mosquito net
 Yes 5/7 71.4 18/28 64.3 1.39 (0.23–8.5)
p > 0.05
25/35 71.4 24/28 85.7 0.42 (0.11–1.51)
p > 0.05
7/15 46.7 16/33 48.5 0.93 (0.27–3.15)
p > 0.05
2.86 (0.81–9.99)
p > 0.05
How long have slept with mosquito nets
 0–5 years 4/7 57.1 5/28 17.9 6.13 (1.03–36.45)
p < 0.05
33/35 94.3 16/28 57.1 12.4 (2.47–62.01)
p < 0.01
9/15 60 16/33 48.5 1.36 (0.41–4.53)
p > 0.05
12.83 (2.26–72.8)
p < 0.01
Likes to sleep with mosquito net
 Yes 53/71 74,6 44/74 59.5 2.01 (0.99-4.1)
p > 0.05
69/81 85.2 32/55 58.2 4.13 (1.83–9.32)
p < 0.01
55/101 54.5 49/107 45.8 1.41 (0.89–2.44)
p > 0.05
4.81 (2.32–9.95)
p < 0.01
Received mosquito net from project
 Yes ** ** ** ** ** 69/81 85.2 22/55 40 8.62 (3.81–19.5)
p < 0.01
49/101 48.5 2/107 1.9 49.5 (11.6–211.4)
p < 0.01
6.10 (2.95–12.6)
p < 0.01
Still has the mosquito net (retention)
 Yes ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 41/49 83.7 2/2 100 **
The mosquito net was hanging
 Yes ** ** ** ** ** 36/69 52.2 19/22 86.4 0.20 (0.05–0.76)
p < 0.01
12/41 29.3 2/2 100 2.63 (1.15–6.0)
p < 0.05
  1. – Could not calculate p-value
  2. * Difference between 2010 and 2014 (Intervention)
  3. ** There are no data