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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)
CharacterizationnPercentageCharacterizationnPercentage
Open veranda6967.0N/A  
Closed veranda3433.0N/A  
Usage     
 Resting9242.2N/A  
 Cooking6730.7N/A  
 Eating5625.7N/A  
 Others31.4N/A  
Other peri-domestic space  Other peri-domestic space  
 Yes6967 Yes9193.8
 No3433 No66.2
Built structure23 Built structure32 
 Roof23100 Roof3196.9
 No roof00 No roof13.1
 Wall730.4 Wall1031.3
 No wall1669.6 No wall2268.7
 Average distance from the houses (m)6.3  Average distance from the houses (m)6.8 
Usage  Usage  
 Resting924.3 Resting1929.2
 Cooking2259.5 Cooking3046.2
 Eating616.2 Eating1624.6
Non-built structure46 Non-built structure59 
 Under the tree3462.9 Under the tree2842.4
 Open space1935.2 Open space3451.5
 Others11.9 Others46.1
 Average distance from the houses (m)6.8  Average distance from the houses (m)6.2 
Usage  Usage  
 Resting3243.2 Resting5438.0
 Cooking2027.0 Cooking4833.8
 Eating2229.7 Eating4028.2
  1. n total number of peridomestic space characterized, N/A not required