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Table 1 Characteristics of households surveyed from August to October 2018 from peri-urban locations in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

From: Use of effective lids reduces presence of mosquito larvae in household water storage containers in urban and peri-urban Zika risk areas of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

  El Salvador Guatemala Honduras
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Total households 670 668 609
Avg number of containers/household 1.56 (1.04) 1.75 (1.77) 1.30 (1.66)
 Has no containers 4% 11% 24%
Avg number of washbasins/household 1.14 (0.56) 1.10 (0.38) 1.05 (0.37)
 Has no washbasins 5% 2% 3%
At this time of year, would you say there are a lot of mosquitoes around (vs. little or no mosquitoes around) 360 (54%) 430 (64%) 210 (35%)
Received a visit from someone talking about vector control in last year 391 (59%) 458 (69%) 404 (68%)
Reports covering household water storage containers/washbasins in last 7 days 298 (45%) 26 (4%) 79 (13%)
Reports scrubbing/cleaning container/washbasins in last 7 days 362 (54%) 83 (12%) 237 (39%)