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Table 3 Usage and washing practices of long-lasting insecticidal nets in study villages

From: Evaluation of bio-efficacy and durability of long-lasting insecticidal nets distributed by malaria elimination programme in Eastern India

Net usageTH (n = 27)FH (n = 49)PL (n = 54)Total (n = 130)
No. of LLINs (%) available for sleeping13 (48)30 (61)45 (83)88 (68)
Throughout the year (%)19 (70)37 (76)40 (74)96 (74)
No of LLINs used previous night (%)8 (30%)25 (51%)33 (61%)66 (51%)
Seasonally (rainy) (%)8 (30)12 (24)14 (26)34 (26)
Tying inside house (%)23 (86)48 (98)54 (100)125 (96)
Washed the net24 (89)41 (84)45 (83)110 (85)
No. of nets dried under shade24 (100)40 (98)41 (91)105 (95)
  1. TH, hilltop; FH, foothill; PL, plain; LLINs, long-lasting insecticidal nets