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Table 3 Net use environment and washing of cohort LLIN from campaign across all survey rounds

From: Monitoring the durability of the long-lasting insecticidal nets MAGNet and Royal Sentry in three ecological zones of Mozambique

VariableInhambaneTeteNampulaP-value for site comparison
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)
Cohort LLINN = 737N = 619N = 675 
Ever hung65.7 (61.4–69.7)75.0 (65.3–82.7)70.2 (63.2–76.4)0.18
Ever used62.8 (58.5–67.0)70.6 (63.0–77.2)69.6 (62.7–75.8)0.15
Cohort LLIN ever hungN = 484N = 464N = 474 
Tied up or folded when hanging   <0.0001
 Never88.0 (83.3–91.6)43.1 (35.0–51.6)74.1 (61.9–83.4)
 At times8.1 (5.3–12.0)19.8 (14.7–26.3)19.2 (12.3–28.7)
 Always3.9 (2.2–7.0)37.1 (30.8–43.8)6.8 (3.0–14.8)
Type of sleeping place**   <0.0001
 Bed frame (finished)40.2 (32.8–48.1)0.9 (0.4–2.2)42.8 (30.9–55.6)
 Bed frame (sticks)26.1 (20.2–32.9)1.6 (0.5–4.8)23.7 (17.2–31.7)
 Foam mattress4.1 (2.3–7.0)4.3 (0.8–19.9)2.0 (0.7–5.6)
 Reed mat29.7 (23.8–36.4)93.3 (81.2–97.8)31.6 (20.6–45.1)
Cohort LLIN ever usedN = 445N = 430N = 461 
Net was used only by:   < 0.0001
 Children17.5 (14.1–21.5)18.1 (13.5–23.9)15.4 (11.7–20.1)
 Children with adults15.5 (11.4–20.8)52.1 (43.4–60.7)20.4 (16.3–25.2)
 Adults67.0 (59.7–73.5)29.8 (24.8–35.3)64.2 (58.2–69.8)
 Ever washed87.3 (84.1–89.9)76.2 (58.9–87.7)68.1 (58.1–76.6)0.03
Cohort LLIN ever washedN = 437N = 373N = 322 
 Washes last 6 months1.5 (1–2)2.6 (2–4)2 (1.5–3.5)< 0.0001
 Median (IQR)
Use of detergent< 0.0001
 Never77.6 (68.9–84.4)36.5 (26.9–47.3)74.5 (63.2–83.3)
 At times15.6 (10.9–21.7)24.9 (16.9–35.2)16.2 (10.1–24.8)
 Always6.9 (4.3–10.8)38.6 (28.7–49.6)9.3 (4.4,18.5)
Drying net outside0.31
 Never3.2 (1.3–7.5)2.1 (1.0–4.7)0.9 (0.3–2.6)
 At times7.6 (3.0–17.7)6.2 (3.3–11.1)3.1 (1.2–7.6)
 Always89.2 (76.8–95.4)91.7 (86.6–95.0)96.0 (91.9–98.0)
Drying over bush or fence< 0.0001
 Never62.5 (50.0,73.5)33.5 (23.0–45.9)58.4 (42.5–72.7)
 At times19.5 (12.8–28.5)24.7 (18.3–32.4)18.0 (11.5–27.1)
 Always18.1 (12.6–25.2)41.8 (30.9–53.6)23.6 (13.1–38.8)
  1. ** most rudimentary type of sleeping place ever reported for net