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Table 1 Characteristics of households in low and high socioeconomic status neighborhoods

From: Entomological characterization of Aedes mosquitoes and arbovirus detection in Ibagué, a Colombian city with co-circulation of Zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses

Characteristics Low SES household (n = 192) High SES household (n = 187)
Mean number of inhabitants 3.8 3.4
Electricity service 98.4% 100%
Water and sewer service 100% 100%
Permanent ceiling 99.4% 100%
Solid walls 99.4% 100%
Permanent floor 97.9% 100%
Mean number of years family has lived in the house 22.1 9
Percentage of families owning house 74.5% 89.8%
Percentage of households with TV 98.9% 100%
Percentage of households with fridge 99.4% 100%
Percentage of households with air conditioninga 0% 43.9%
Percentage of households with computer 69.8% 94.6%
Percentage of households with motorcycle 41.1% 12.8%
Percentage of households with cara 24.5% 95.7%
  1. SES, Socioeconomic status
  2. aThe percentage of houses with air conditioning and the percentage of households with a car were significantly different between high and low SES households based on Bonferroni-adjusted α-value (0.05/number of null hypotheses = 0.05/14 = 0.0035)