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Table 3 Perceived side-effects of insecticide handlers and spraymen after one day of spraying

From: Evaluation of long-lasting indoor residual spraying of deltamethrin 62.5 SC-PE against malaria vectors in India

Adverse effectInsecticide handlersSpraymen
Arm 1 (N = 5)Arm 2 (N = 5)Arm 1 (N = 16)Arm 2 (N = 16)
Number suffered (%)Persisted (in h/days)Number suffered (%)Persisted (in h/days)Number suffered (%)Persisted (in h/days)Number suffered (%)Persisted (in h/days)
Bad smell00000000
Headache3 (60.0)24 h1 (20.0)12 h3 (18.8)12 h2 (12.5)12 h
Nausea/vomiting00001 (6.3)12 h00
Itching4 (80.0)24 h3 (60.0)12 h3 (18.8)12 h4 (25.0)12 h
Sneezing00000000
Coughing00000000
Eye burning2 (40.0)24 h1 (20.0)12 h0000
Head reeling001 (20.0)12 h0000