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Table 4 Association of EP-Incomplete Scores and presence of domestic breeding sites

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

Essential topic excluded Residents living in houses Residents living in houses p -value‘
WITH breeding-sites WITHOUT breeding-sites
  n; median (P25-P75)+ n; median (P25-P75)+  
Medical importance 137 ; 2 · 0 (2 · 0 – 4 · 0) 25 ; 3 · 0 (1 · 0 – 4 · 0) 0.615
Local risk 484 ; 4 · 0 (3 · 0 – 5 · 0) 106 ; 4 · 0 (3 · 0 – 5 · 0) 0.399
Domestic attribute 267 ; 3 · 0 (2 · 0 – 4 · 0) 60 ; 3 · 0 (2 · 0 – 4 · 0) 0.515
Mosquito breeding 138 ; 3 · 0 (2 · 0 – 4 · 0) 26 ; 3 · 0 (1 · 0 – 3 · 0) 0.367
Control measures 155 ; 3 · 0 (2 · 0 – 3 · 0) 29 ; 2 · 0 (1 · 0 – 3 · 0) 0.351
  1. Incomplete EP-score covered only four out of the five Essential Topics.
  2. ‘Mann–Whitney test; +Weighted Average method.