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Table 1 House-level data considered for the presence or absence of P. argentipes in the study site (Both endemic and non-endemic).

From: Study of house-level risk factors associated in the transmission of Indian Kala-azar

House-level characteristics Description Units
Sandfly Presence/Absence Sandfly collected through CDC light trap Counts (In each Villages per 10 house)
House Floor Floor -  
     1. Cemented 0= Cemented (Ref.)
     2. Mud 1= Mud
Wall Wall-  
  1. Brick with cemented and Plastered 0= Brick with cemented and plastered (Ref.)
  2. Brick 1 = Brick
  3. Thatched 2 = Thatched
  4. Mud and Brick with Mud 3= Mud and Brick with Mud
Roof Roof-  
  1. Cemented and Asbestos 0= Cemented and Asbestos (Ref.)
  2. Tiles and Cuprile 1= Tiles and Cuprile
  3. Thatched 2= Thatched
Presence of cattleshed Cattleshed-  
  1. No cattle Population 0= No cattle Population (Ref.)
  2. Separate 1 = Separate
  3. Mixed Dwelling 2 = Mixed Dwelling
Cattle Population Cattle population-  
  1. No cattle Population 0 = No cattle population/Goat (Ref.)
  2. Presence of Cattle population 1 = Cow/Buffalo
Area Area  
  1. Non-endemic 0 = Non-endemic (Ref.)
  2. Endemic 1= Endemic
  1. (Ref.) = Reference category