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Table 2 Household characteristics at the baseline

From: Risk factors for Aedes aegypti household pupal persistence in longitudinal entomological household surveys in urban and rural Kenya

Household characteristic Overall
(N = 80)
n (%)
West
(N = 40)
n (%)
Coast
(N = 40)
n (%)
House wall material
 Mud 41 (51) 24 (60) 17 (43)
 Cement 39 (49) 16 (40) 23 (58)
House roof material
 Iron sheet 50 (62) 32 (80) 18 (45)
 Grass 22 (28) 1 (3) 21 (53)
 Asbestos/tile 8 (10) 7 (18) 1 (3)
No. of rooms
 < 3 24 (30) 12 (30) 12 (30)
 3–4 33 (41) 16 (40) 17 (43)
 ≥ 5 23 (29) 12 (30) 11 (27)
No. of sleepers
 < 4 22 (28) 13 (33) 9 (23)
 4–6 35 (44) 20 (50) 15 (38)
 ≥ 7 23 (29) 7 (18) 16 (40)
Firewood use 35 (44) 11 (28) 24 (60)
Insecticide/coil use 11 (14) 0 (0) 11 (28)
Bed net use 78 (98) 40 (100) 38 (95)
Eaves open 63 (79) 27 (68) 36 (90)
Room ceilings 19 (24) 10 (25) 9 (23)
Bushes/tall grass 47 (59) 32 (80) 15 (38)
Habitat count (± SD) 8.6 ± 3.48 10.35 ± 2.80 6.9 ± 3.23
Temperature, °C (± SD) 24.97 ± 1.58 23.74 ± 0.95 26.19 ± 1.05
Total rainfall, mm (± SD) 87.07 ± 35.91 58.26 ± 1.66 105.87 ± 38.04
  1. Note: The table shows the characteristics of the data collection households at the baseline (July 2014, first month of data collection for data included in the study) with respect to demographic features, and environmental variables. Data were collected using paper surveys by trained data collectors