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Table 2 Maintenance and physical condition of mosquito nets year 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

  Intervention
N %
Received the project mosquito net
The mosquito net was washed 46/49 93.9
How many times has it been washed?
 1–5 times 29/46 63
 6–10 times 5/46 10.9
 More than 10 times 2/46 4.4
 Not know 10/46 21.7
Washed the mosquito net with cold water 44/46 95.7
 Used to wash the mosquito net
  Detergent/soap powder 28/46 60.9
  Bar soap 11/46 23.9
  Bath soap 4/46 8.7
  Not know 2/46 4.4
  Does not reply 1/46 2.2
Used bleach water
 Yes 13/46 28.3
How did the mosquito net dry?
 Sun 23/46 50
 Shadow 22/46 47.8
 Still owned the project mosquito net
 Physical condition of the mosquito net 39/41 95.1
  Clean
  Dirty 1/41 2,4
The mosquito net has holes 22/41 53.7
Number of holes 7/22 31.8
 1–5 holes
 6–10 holes 13/22 59.1
 More than 10 holes 1/22 4.6
Average holes size
 1–3 cm 13/22 59.1
 4–6 cm 6/22 27.3
 More than 6 cm 2/22 9.1