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Table 3 Frequency, mode, source and payment method for retail outlets that currently stocked mosquito control products (n = 63)

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

Stocking and supply chain Mosquito control product ITN
n = 9
Baby-sized bed net
n = 3
Aerosol insecticide sprays
n = 16
Mosquito coils
n = 45
Topical repellents
n = 24
Otherc
n = 19
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Frequency of stocking Weekly 0 0 2 (12.5) 7 (15.6) 3 (12.5) 3 (15.8)
2 weeks 0 0 2 (12.5) 7 (15.6) 0 2 (10.5)
Monthly 5 (55.6) 2 (66.7) 6 (37.5) 12 (26.7) 11 (45.8) 3 (15.8)
 > Monthly 2 (22.2) 0 3 (18.8) 5 (11.1) 3 (12.5) 1 (5.3)
Depends on sales 2 (22.2) 1 (33.3) 3 (18.8) 13 (28.9) 4 (16.7) 5 (26.3)
Othera 0 0 0 1 (2.2) 3 (12.5) 5 (26.3)
How stock was obtained Delivered 6 (66.7) 3 (100.0) 14 (87.5) 22 (48.9) 11 (45.8) 17 (89.5)
Pickup 3 (33.3) 0 2 (12.5) 23 (51.1) 13 (54.2) 2 (10.5)
Where stock was obtained Wholesaler 9 (100.0) 2 (66.7) 15 (93.8) 43 (95.6) 24 (100.0) 18 (94.7)
Otherb 0 1 (33.3) 1 (6.2) 2 (4.4) 0 1 (5.3)
How Retailers Paid for stock On consignment 2 (22.2) 1 (33.3) 5 (31.2) 5 (11.1) 2 (8.3) 3 (15.8)
Full Value 7 (77.8) 2 (66.7) 11 (68.8) 40 (88.9) 22 (91.7) 16 (84.2)
  1. aCustomer request, depends on season, depends on supplier, don’t know and first stock
  2. bPharmacy, retailer, distributor, don’t know
  3. cUntreated bed nets, electric mosquito mat, electric mosquito repellent, malaria prophylaxis, insect killer, mosquito repellents, mosquito candles, soap, insecticide incense sticks, electric mosquito striker, residual insecticide spray