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Table 4 Profit margins, adequacy and plans to keep stocking products (n = 63)

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

Mosquito control product Profit margin (Kenya Shillings) Perception of profit Keep selling
Adequate Inadequate Othera Yes No Don’t know
(min, max) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
ITN (n = 9) (50, 200) 5 (55.6) 4 (44.4) 0 9 (100.0) 0 0
UTN (n = 1) (50, 50) 1 (100.0) 0 0 1 (100.0) 0 0
Baby-sized bed net (n = 3) (50, 50) 1 (33.3) 1 (33.3) 1 (33.3) 3 (100.0) 0 0
Aerosol insecticide sprays (n = 16) (20, 265) 11 (68.8) 5 (31.2) 0 16 (100.0) 0 0
Mosquito coils (n = 45) (0.5, 165.5) 30 (66.7) 14 (31.1) 1 (2.2) 44 (97.8) 0 1 (2.2)
Topical repellents (n = 24) (5, 48) 15 (62.5) 8 (33.3) 1 (4.2) 22 (91.7) 2 (8.3) 0
Otherb (n = 18) (3, 150) 13 (72.2) 5 (27.8) 0 15 (83.3) 2 (11.1) 1 (5.6)
  1. aNeither adequate nor inadequate
  2. bElectric mosquito mat, electric mosquito repellent, insect killer, malaria prophylaxis, mosquito repellents, mosquito candles, soap, insecticide incense sticks, electric mosquito striker, and residual insecticide spray