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Table 6 Additional mosquito control products used by residents and their sources based on retailer reports (n = 63)

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

Product Frequency Where product was obtained
Free distributions Hospital/health centres Retail shop Homemade Supermarket Othera
n n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Aerosol sprays 16 1 (6.3) 15 (93.8) 4 (25.0) 1(6.3)
Bed nets 49 29 (59.2) 32 (65.3) 29 (59.2) 2 (4.1) 1 (2.0)
Electric emanator 3 2 (66.7) 2 (66.67) 0
Electric mosquito striker 8 1 (12.5) 7 (87.5.)   1 (12.5)
Leaves/smoke 8   7 (85.7)   1 (12.5)
Mosquito coils 11 11 (100.0)   
Topical repellents 14 13 (92.9) 2 (14.3) 2 (14.3)
Otherb 6 5 (83.3) 1 (16.7)
  1. A type of product could reportedly be obtained from different sources, i.e., because bed nets can be obtained from mass distribution and retail outlets the percentages add up to more than 100
  2. aPharmacy, hawkers, wholesaler, and home-made
  3. bIndoor residual spray, insecticide incense sticks, soap, celling fan, blust bulb