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Table 2 Peridomestic materials, livestock, and vegetation of 230 domestic units located in four rural communities of the Manabí province, Ecuador

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

Item Frequency (%) Average per house
Materials accumulated   Distance from house in meters. Mean (SD)
   Firewood 55 7 (6)
   Wood for construction 31 6 (5)
   Rock/brick piles 21 6 (6)
   Household trash 16 10 (7)
   Tagua palm frond piles 14 8 (6)
   Coconut palm frond piles 6 8 (3)
   Agricultural refuse 8 12 (9)
   Agricultural products 24 8 (5)
Vegetation   
   Brush or scrub 61 9 (6)
   Piñuelas (A. magdalenae) 51 11 (6)
   Bushes (arbustos) 71 9 (6)
   Fruit trees 63 7 (5)
   Coconut Palms 33 10 (7)
   Tagua palms 17 13 (8)
Domestic animals   Number of animals per house
   Chikens other birds 93 26 (22)
   Chicken pen 51 NA
   Dogs 74 2 (2)
   Guinea pigs 9 5 (4)
   Guinea pig pen 8 NA
   Pigs 51 3 (2)
   Sheep or goats 3 6 (3)
   Sheep/goat corral 10 NA
  1. NA: No applicable