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Table 3 Associations between the domestic presence of putative breeding sites (any type) and: (a) acknowledgement of concept ‘Mosquito Breeding1’; (b) acknowledgement of concept ‘Control Measure 1’ and (c) cumulative essential-concepts’ acknowledgement: EP-score

From: Strengthening the perception-assessment tools for dengue prevention: a cross-sectional survey in a temperate region (Madeira, Portugal)

   Residents living in houses…
  …WITH breeding-sites ….WITHOUT breeding-sites  
   n (%) median (P25-P75)+ n (%) median (P25-P75)+ p-value
(a) “Role of water-containers as breeding contributors (Concept 7)” Acknowledged 699 (73 · 4) - 177 (77 · 0) - 0 · 272ˇ
Did not acknowledge 253 (26 · 6) - 53 (23 · 0) -
(b) “Source reduction as an effective domestic aegypti- control measure (Concept 9)” Acknowledged 728 (76 · 5) - 184 (80 · 0) - 0 · 253ˇ
Did not acknowledge 224 (23 · 5) - 46 (20 · 0) -
(c) EP-score 952 (80 · 5) 5 · 0 (3 · 0 – 6 · 0) 230 (19 · 5) 5 · 0 (4 · 0 – 7 · 0) 0 · 001‘
  1. ‘Mann–Whitney test; ˇPearson test; +Weighted Average method.