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Table 1 Construction materials and other characteristics of 230 houses located in four rural communities of the Manabí province, Ecuador

From: Limitations of selective deltamethrin application for triatomine control in central coastal Ecuador

House characteristics (%)
Roof  
   Cement/Asbestos/Zinc 84
   Tile 2
   Other, including palm 14
Type of Walls  
   Cement/brick 21
   No paneled cane 70
   Paneled cane* 9
   Other 2
Type of Floor  
   Cement/Tile/Wood parket 16
   Wood boards 66
   Cane, other 30
   Dirt 5
Size  
   Bedrooms < = 2 63
Services  
   Electricity 93
   No latrine 11
   Piped water 5
Cooking fuel  
   Natural gas 86
   Firewood/Coal 66
Intradomicile storage  
   Firewood 6
   Agricultural products 4
  1. aCane walls are sometimes covered with paper or other materials