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Table 3 LLIN fabric integrity (pHI) after 6 (T6) and 12 (T12) months at site

From: Physical integrity and survivorship of long-lasting insecticidal nets distributed to households of the same socio-cultural community in Benin, West Africa

 District of ZagnanadoTotal
AspirDawa 2.0OlysetNet®PN 2.0PN 3.0Royal SYorkool
Households selected (T0)2702702702702702702701890
Tagged LLINs found (T6)2292302322252262372371616
n (%) of nets found with any hole (s)2 (0.87)5 (2.17)5 (2.16)5 (2.22)7 (3.10)4 (1.69)2 (0.84)30 (1.86)
CI 95 (%)0.11–3.120.71–5.000.70–4.960.73–5.111.25–6.280.46–4.260.10–3.011.26–2.64
Mean pHI1.053.956.490.755.465.433.6723.13
Median pHI00000000
IQR00000000
n (%) of nets in pHI < 64 (‘good’ category)228 (99.56)226 (98.26)229 (98.71)224 (99.56)223 (98.67)235 (99.16)235 (99.16)1600 (99.01)
CI 95 (%)97.59–99.9995.61–99.5296.27–99.7397.55–99.9996.17–99.7396.99–99.9096.99–99.9098.40–99.43
n (%) of nets in pHI ≤ 642 (‘serviceable’ category)1 (0.44)4 (1.74)2 (0.86)1 (0.44)2 (0.88)1 (0.42)2 (0.84)13 (0.80)
CI 95 (%)0.01–2.410.48–4.390.10–3.080.01–2.450.11–3.160.01–2.330.10–3.010.43–1.37
n (%) of nets in pHI > 642 ‘needs (‘replacement’ category)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.43)0 (0)1 (0.44)1 (0.42)0 (0)3 (0.19)
CI 95 (%)0.00–1.600.00–1.590.01–2.380.00–1.630.01–2.440.01–2.330.00–1.540.04–0.54
Tagged LLINs found (T12)1581641601671661621571134
n (%) of nets found with any hole (s)10 (6.33)20 (12.20)29 (18.13)17 (10.18)12 (7.23)20 (12.35)10 (6.37)118 (10.41)
CI 95 (%)3.08–11.337.61–18.2012.49–24.986.04–15.803.79–12.297.71–18.423.10–11.408.69–12.33
Mean pHI566.3314.1613.9193.9139.67329.25235.8370
Median pHI231961412323121.172.546.5
IQR1720558917439.75570.25405.5411.5
n (%) of nets in pHI < 64 (‘good’ category)156 (98.73)152 (92.68)144 (90.00)160 (95.81)163 (98.19)152 (93.83)152 (96.82)1079 (95.15)
CI 95 (%)95.50–99.8587.57–96.1684.27–94.1891.55–98.3094.81–99.6388.94–97.0092.72–98.9693.73–96.33
n (%) of nets in pHI ≤ 642 (‘serviceable’ category)0 (0)9 (5.49)10 (6.25)5 (2.99)2 (1.20)9 (5.56)4 (2.55)39 (3.44)
CI 95 (%)0.00–2.312.54–10.163.04–11.190.98–6.850.15–4.282.57–10.280.70–6.392.46–4.67
n (%) of nets in pHI > 642 ‘needs (‘replacement’ category)2 (1.27)3 (1.83)6 (3.75)2 (1.20)1 (0.60)1 (0.62)1 (0.64)16 (1.41)
CI 95 (%)0.15–4.500.38–5.251.39–7.980.15–4.260.02–3.310.02–3.390.02–3.500.81–2.28
  1. Aspir Aspirational®, Dawa 2.0 DawaPlus® 2.0, PN 2.0 PermaNet® 2.0, PN 3.0 PermaNet® 3.0, Roy S Royal Sentry®, n number, LLINs long-lasting insecticidal nets, CI confidence interval, pHI proportionate hole index