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Table 1 Summary statistics for habitat and vector control effort variables included in the analysis

From: Household-level risk factors for Aedes aegypti pupal density in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Variables of interest Number of households (n = 610) Variable description
Number of children   Number of children (< 18 years) residing in the household
 0 172 (28%)  
 1–3 373 (61%)  
 4–7 61 (10%)  
 > 7 4 (1%)  
Number of adults   Number of adults (≥ 18 years) residing in the household
 0–3 323 (53%)  
 4–7 258 (42%)  
 > 7 29 (5%)  
Water interruption   Whether or not the household experience a water service interruption in the last 24 h
 Yes 153 (25%)  
 No 457 (75%)  
Trash service per week   Number of times garbage collections occurs at the household per week
 0–3 529 (87%)  
 4–7 81 (13%)  
Large solid collection   Municipal service of collecting large furniture, tires, or other items
 Yes 478 (78%)  
 No 132 (22%)  
Sewer connection   Whether or not there is a sewer connection to the household’s waste system
 Yes 550 (90%)  
 No 60 (10%)  
Fumigation   Spraying of deltamethrin, an insecticide applied inside the house every four months
 Yes 190 (31%)  
 No 420 (69%)  
Abate   Also known as temephos, an organophosphate larvicide which is applied by 20 g of granular product per 189 L
 Yes 151 (25%)  
 No 459 (75%)  
Biolarvicide   Bacillus thuringiensis used to target the larval stage of a mosquito
 Yes 322 (53%)  
 No 288 (47%)  
Canopy use   The usage of a canopy over a bed
 Yes 287 (47%)  
 No 323 (53%)  
Protective mesh   Mesh present around doors and windows
 Yes 90 (15%)  
 No 520 (85%)  
Avg. water volume (L)   Total water volume in all household breeding containers divided by the number of breeding sites
 1–25 435 (71%)  
 26–50 21 (4%)  
 > 50 154 (25%)