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Table 2 Mosquito control products stocked in retail outlets in interview sample (n = 120)

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

Retail outlet type Stocking status Insecticide-treated nets Baby nets Aerosol insecticide sprays Mosquito coils Topical repellents Otherb
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Duka Currently n = 39 4 (10.3) 0 4 (10.3) 33 (84.6) 12 (30.8) 15 (38.5)
Previously n = 39 9 (23.1) 0 2 (5.1) 34 (87.2) 8 (20.5) 2 (5.1)
Pharmacy Currently n = 5 0 0 0 0 3 (0.6) 4 (0.8)
Previously n = 6 3 (50.0) 0 2 (33.3) 2 (33.3) 3 (50.0) 1 (16.7)
Supermarket Currently n = 12 5 (41.7) 3 (25.0) 9 (75.0) 11 (91.7) 6 (50.0) 11 (91.7)
Previously n = 2 0 0 0 2 (100.0) 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0)
Hawker Currently n = 4 0 0 1 (25.0) 2 (50.0) 2 (50.0) 0
Previously n = 4 2 (50.0) 0 0 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0) 0
Market stall Currently n = 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Previously n = 7 3 (42.9) 0 1 (14.3) 1 (14.3) 2 (28.6) 0
Agrovet Currently n = 2 0 0 1 (50.0) 0 0 1 (50.0)
Previously n = 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 (100.0)
Othera Currently n = 1 0 0 0 0 1 (100.0) 0
Previously n = 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Currently n = 63 9 (14.3) 3 (4.8) 15 (23.8) 46 (73.0) 24 (38.1) 31 (49.2)
Previously n = 57 17 (29.8) 0 5 (8.8) 42 (73.7) 15 (26.3) 6 (10.5)
  1. aWholesaler
  2. bUntreated bed nets, residual insecticide sprays, electric mosquito strikers, malaria prophylaxis, insecticide incense sticks, insecticide soap, electric mosquito mats, electric mosquito repellent, insect killer, mosquito repellents and insecticide candles