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Table 3 Observations on using nets and attitude toward using nets in future among index cases and neighbors sleeping in at-risk sites of malaria, Phu Yen province, Vietnam, 2016

From: Targeting high risk forest goers for malaria elimination: a novel approach for investigating forest malaria to inform program intervention in Vietnam

Observation at investigation time Index cases
(n = 110)
(n, %)
Neighbors
(n = 197)
(n, %)
Total
(n = 307)
(n, %)
POR
(95% CI)
Own bed-nets or hammock with a net
- Own untreated netsa
-Own treated netsa
57 (51.8)
33 (30.0)
94 (47.7)
80 (40.6)
151 (49.2)
113 (36.8)
1.18 (0.74, 1.88)
0.63 (0.38, 1.03)
Total of untreated nets in total huts 89 174 263  
Number of huts had untreated nets (n = 180) 17/71 (23.9) 48/109 (44.0) 65/180 (36.1) 0.40 (0.20, 0.78)
Willing to use untreated nets at sleeping sites 40 (36.4) 81 (41.1) 121 (39.4) 0.82 (0.51, 1.32)
Total of treated nets in total huts 13 41 54  
Number of huts had treated nets (n = 180) 4/71 (5.6) 15/109 (13.8) 19/180 (10.6) 0.38 (0.10, 1.13)
Willing to use treated nets at sleeping sites 10 (9.1) 30 (15.2) 40 (13.0) 0.56 (0.26, 1.19)
  1. POR prevalence odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aMultiple responses possible