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Table 2 Living conditions in 20 clusters per study site according to household survey and cluster background survey

From: Ecological, biological and social dimensions of dengue vector breeding in five urban settings of Latin America: a multi-country study

  Mexico Colombia Ecuador Brazil Uruguay
Social class 20/20 Lower middle 14/20 Lower middle 17/20 lower middle 6/10 lower middle 14/20 lower middle
Purpose of buildings* 18/20 residential & commercial 16/20 residential 14/20 residential 7/10 residential & commercial 14/20 residential
Housing conditions 18/20 satisfactory 17/20 good 15/20 satisfactory 8/10 satisfactory 15/20 satisfactory
Houses with one floor** 20/20 19/20 19/20 10/10 17/20
Neighboorhoods with green areas 4/20 18/20 10/20 0/10 19/20
Neighborhoods with public recreation areas 11/20 17/20 10/20 1/10 11/20
Houses with glass windows 23,1% 77,9% 61,20% 22,00% 94,90%
Houses with backyards 45,2% 82,2% 76,60% 74,10% 92,30%
Indoor WC 82.3% 74.9% 67.9% 95.5% 95.4%***
Water storage (% of houses) 99.0% 89.0% 89.0% 64.5% 11.2%
Stored water for drinking**** 34.6% 10.4% 66.9% 13.7% 1.9%
  1. *Remainder in Mexico and Brazil residential, in Colombia, Ecuador and Uruguay mixed (commercial /residential).
  2. **Remainder are premises with multi-storey buildings.
  3. ***including septic tanks ****The remainder for washing or house cleaning.