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Table 2 Peridomestic space characteristic of the households surveyed in Lupiro village, Ulanga district, south-eastern Tanzania

From: Creating mosquito-free outdoor spaces using transfluthrin-treated chairs and ribbons

Household with veranda (N = 103) Household without veranda (N = 97)
Characterization n Percentage Characterization n Percentage
Open veranda 69 67.0 N/A   
Closed veranda 34 33.0 N/A   
Usage      
 Resting 92 42.2 N/A   
 Cooking 67 30.7 N/A   
 Eating 56 25.7 N/A   
 Others 3 1.4 N/A   
Other peri-domestic space    Other peri-domestic space   
 Yes 69 67  Yes 91 93.8
 No 34 33  No 6 6.2
Built structure 23   Built structure 32  
 Roof 23 100  Roof 31 96.9
 No roof 0 0  No roof 1 3.1
 Wall 7 30.4  Wall 10 31.3
 No wall 16 69.6  No wall 22 68.7
 Average distance from the houses (m) 6.3    Average distance from the houses (m) 6.8  
Usage    Usage   
 Resting 9 24.3  Resting 19 29.2
 Cooking 22 59.5  Cooking 30 46.2
 Eating 6 16.2  Eating 16 24.6
Non-built structure 46   Non-built structure 59  
 Under the tree 34 62.9  Under the tree 28 42.4
 Open space 19 35.2  Open space 34 51.5
 Others 1 1.9  Others 4 6.1
 Average distance from the houses (m) 6.8    Average distance from the houses (m) 6.2  
Usage    Usage   
 Resting 32 43.2  Resting 54 38.0
 Cooking 20 27.0  Cooking 48 33.8
 Eating 22 29.7  Eating 40 28.2
  1. n total number of peridomestic space characterized, N/A not required