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Table 2 Storage of pesticides among 172 households at baseline and seven months after distribution of pesticide safe storage boxes

From: Community uptake of safe storage boxes to reduce self-poisoning from pesticides in rural Sri Lanka

Storage Baseline Follow-up survey* χ2 p
Pesticides openly in house1 53 (31%) 27 (16%) 11.0 <0.001
Pesticides in house, under lock 3 (2%) 141 (82%) 227.5 <0.001
Pesticides in unlocked outhouse 34 (20%) 0 37.7 <0.001
Pesticides in locked outhouse 3 (2%) 0 3.0 0.124
Pesticides in field 79 (46%) 4 (2%) 89.3 <0.001
Total 172 (100%) 172 (100%)   
  1. 1 includes pesticides in unlocked box