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Table 2 Features of the housing structures included in the study that may affect mosquito access or insecticide effectiveness

From: Acceptability and effectiveness of a monofilament, polyethylene insecticide-treated wall lining for malaria control after six months in dwellings in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Feature Huts (n = 20) Houses (n = 20)
Roof material 100 % thatch roofs 90 % (18/20) corrugated iron and 10 % (2/20) tiled
Eave gaps 95 % (19/20) with opening larger than 2 cm 15 % (3/20) with opening larger than 2 cm
Ceiling 0 % with ceiling 15 % (3/20) with ceiling of standard ceiling board
Windows 55 % (11/20) with windows, all with glass, one could not open 100 % with windows, all with glass, all could open
Inner wall coverage 60 % (12/20) daub smeared (mud and cement), 25 % (5/20) lime white-washed, 10 % (2/20) plastered and one painted 40 % (8/20) painted and 60 % (12/20) plastered only