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Table 1 Coverage of distribution and compliance of annual single dose DEC in Pondicherry during five consecutive rounds

From: Delivery strategy of mass annual single dose DEC administration to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in the urban areas of Pondicherry, South India: 5 years of experience

  Rounds
Item TR 1 TR 2 TR 3 TR 4 TR 5
Sample 1179 3195 2976 3127 1953
No. received drug 1020 2373 2791 2983 1519
% received 86.5 74.3 93.8 95.4 77.8
No. consumed drug 850 1947 2346 2040 1034
% consumed 72.1 60.9 78.8 65.2 52.9
Compliance rate 83.3 82.0 84.1 68.4 68.1