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Table 3 Advantages of the box (based on comments at Time 3 and Time 4)1

From: Evaluation of acceptability and use of lockable storage devices for pesticides in Sri Lanka that might assist in prevention of self-poisoning

  Time 3 (N = 361) Time 4 (N = 355)
  N (%) N (%)
Convenience/all in one place 178 (49.3) 123 (34.6)
General security 155 (42.9) 162 (45.6)
Avoids wastage/damage to pesticides 87 (24.1) 124 (34.9)
Protection for children 43 (11.9) 82 (23.1)
Protection against accidents/protects lives 32 (8.9) 39 (11.0)
Protection against theft 23 (6.4) 43 (12.1)
Cannot be accessed easily/in a hurry 11 (3.0) 40 (11.3)
Feelings of safety/relief 11 (3.0) 15 (4.2)
Saves money 8 (2.2) 26 (7.3)
Protection against suicide/DSH 6 (1.7) 12 (3.4)
Saves time 5 (1.4) 5 (1.4)
Protection for animals 2 (0.6) 6 (1.7)
Other 6 (1.7) 11 (3.1)
  1. 1 Multiple responses could be given, hence the percentages add up to greater than 100%