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Table 4 Condition of ITNs in households who owned ITNs, in Chewaka district, South West Ethiopia, 2014

From: Insecticide treated nets use and its determinants among settlers of Southwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Age of ITNs (n = 417)
  < 1 year 188 45.1
 1–2 years 126 30.2
 >3 years 103 24.7
Shape (n = 417)
 Rectangular 413 99
 Conical 4 1
Color (n = 417)   
 White 4 1
 Green 143 34.3
 Blue 270 64.7
ITNs ever been washed (n = 417)
 Yes 305 73.1
 No 112 26.9
Frequency of washing (n = 305)
 One to three times 232 76.1
 Four to six times 50 16.4
 Seven or more times 23 7.5
Presence of hole/tear on ITN (n = 417)
 Yes 154 36.9
 No 263 63.1
Number of holes/tears (n = 154)
 1-7 125 81.2
 >7 29 18.8
Size of holes/tears (n = 154)
  ≤ 2 cm 46 29.9
  > 2 cm 108 70.1