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Table 1 Characteristics of retail outlets identified in census (n = 821) and interviewed (n = 120)

From: A retail audit of mosquito control products in Busia County, western Kenya

1. Type of outlet 2. Total outlets identified in study area 3. Study area outlets that currently stocked MCPs 4. Interviewed outlets that currently stocked MCPs 5. Study area outlets that reported previously stocking MCPs 6. Interviewed outlets that reported previously stocking MCPs 7. Total interviewed (4 + 6)
  n n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Duka 545 202 (37.1) 39 (19.3) 70 (12.8) 39 (55.7) 78 (14.3)
Supermarket 19 13 (68.4) 12 (92.3) 3 (15.8) 2 (66.7) 14 (73.7)
Pharmacy 46 27 (58.7) 5 (18.5) 2 (4.4)b 6b 11 (23.9)
Hawker 88 15 (17.1) 4 (26.7) 7 (8.0) 4 (57.1) 8 (9.1)
Market stall 72 3 (4.2) 0 (0.0) 5 (6.9) 4 (80.0) 4 (5.6)
Agrovet 18 4 (22.2) 2 (50.0) 1 (5.6)b 2b 4 (22.2)
Othera 33 2 (6.1) 1 (50.0) 1 (3.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (3.0)
Total 821 266 (32.4) 63 (23.7) 89 (10.8) 57 (64.0) 120 (14.6)
  1. a Wholesaler, boutique, electronic shop, hotel, kiosk, salon, shoe store, tailor store, utensils store, welding store, barber shop, movie hall, mobile telephone handset shop
  2. bNumbers interviewed are greater than numbers mapped for pharmacy and agrovet due to misclassification of outlets during initial mapping as currently or previously stocked