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Table 6 Physical condition of distributed 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

Condition of nets (pHI)TH (%) (n = 27)FH (%) (n = 48)PL (%) (n = 54)Total (%) (n = 129)Using of nets (%)Nets not using (%)
Good (0–64 pHI)12 (44)26 (54)36 (67)74 (57)57 (77)17 (23)
Serviceable (65 to 642 pHI)2 (7)1 (2)7 (13)10 (8)9 (90)1 (10)
Too torn (> 643 pHI)13 (48)21 (44)11 (20)45 (35)11 (24)34 (76)
Total27 (100)48 (100)54 (100)129 (100)77 (60)52 (40)
  1. LLINs, long-lasting insecticidal nets; pHI, proportionate hole index; TH, hilltop; FH, foothill; PL, plain