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Table 1 Principal components for construction of family wealth index (FWI)

From: Coverage, use and maintenance of bed nets and related influence factors in Kachin Special Region II, northeastern Myanmar

Family wealth index Housing characteristics Transportation tools Family belongings
1 Most poor Bamboo walls and thatch roofs None None or chickens
2 Wood walls and thatch roofs Bicycles Pigs or goats
3 Wood walls and terracotta roofs Motorcycles Cattle or horses
4 Brick walls and terracotta roofs Tractors, TV sets or refrigerators
5 Least poor Steel and concrete Cars Elephants