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Table 5 Main causes of damage to LLINs at 6 and 12 months

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
AspirDawaOlysetNet®PN2PN3Roy SYork
After 6 months
 N (%) of nets found with any hole (s)2 (0.86)5 (2.17)5 (2.16)5 (2.22)7 (3.09)4 (1.69)2 (0.84)30 (1.86)
 CI 95%0.10–3.100.70–4.990.70–4.350.72–5.101.25–6.270.46–4.260.10–3.011.26–2.64
 N (%) of nets with ‘rip in the fabric’2 (0.86)4 (1.73)2 (0.86)3 (1.33)5 (2.21)2 (0.84)1 (0.42)19 (1.17)
 CI 95%0.10–3.100.47–4.390.10–3.070.27–3.840.72–5.080.10–3.010.01–2.320.70–1.82
 N (%) of nets with ‘burn holes’0 (0)1 (0.43)1 (0.43)1 (0.44)1 (0.44)1 (0.42)1 (0.42)6 (0.37)
 CI 95%0.00–1.590.01–2.390.01–2.370.01–2.450.01–2.440.01–2.320.01–2.320.13–0.80
 N (%) of nets with ‘rip in the seam’0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.43)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.06)
 CI 95%0.00–1.590.00–1.590.01–2.370.00–1.620.00–1.610.00–1.540.00–1.540.00–0.34
 N (%) of nets chewing by rodent0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.44)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.06)
 CI 95%0.00–1.590.00–1.590.00–1.570.01–2.450.00–1.610.00–1.540.00–1.540.00–0.34
After 12 months
 N (%) of nets found with any hole (s)10 (5.5)21 (10.4)29 (15.3)17 (8.9)12 (6.4)20 (10.4)10 (5.3)118 (10.41)
 CI 95%2.6–9.96.5–15.510.5–21.35.2–13.83.3–10.96.4–15.62.5–9.67.4–10.6
 N (%) of nets with ‘rip in the fabric’9 (4.97)19 (9.41)29 (15.34)17 (8.85)10 (5.35)16 (8.33)6 (3.19)106 (7.96)
 CI 95%2.3–9.235.76–14.3010.52–21.295.24–13.82.59–9.614.84–13.181.18–6.826.57–9.55
 N (%) of nets with ‘burn holes’1 (0.55)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.52)1 (0.53)3 (1.56)3 (1.60)9 (0.68)
 CI 95%0.01–3.040–1.810–1.930.01–2.870.01–2.940.32–4.50.33–4.590.31–1.28
 N (%) of nets with ‘rip in the seam’0 (0)2 (0.99)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0.52)0 (0)3 (0.23)
 CI 95%0–2.020.12–3.530–1.930–1.900–1.950.01–2.870–1.940.05–0.66
 N (%) of nets chewing by rodent0 (0)1 (0.99)0 (0)0 (0)1 (0)1 (0.52)1 (0)4 (0.23)
 CI 95%0–2.020.12–3.530–1.930–1.900–1.950.01–2.870–1.940.05–0.66
  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, CI confidence interval