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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of factors associated with presence of temephos in at least one household water container, as observed by the field workers among 9937 households in 2012

From: Coverage and beliefs about temephos application for control of dengue vectors and impact of a community-based prevention intervention: secondary analysis from the Camino Verde trial in Mexico

Potential associated factor Levels With temephos
n (%)
Without temephos
n (%)
OR 95% CIca
All households   21.1% (2101/9937) 78.9% (7836/9937)   
House structure Permanent 1356 4591 1.29 1.03–1.62
Semi-permanent/temporary 735 3212   
Language spoken at home Indigenous language 180 825 0.80 0.53–1.21
Spanish only 1895 6966   
Type of community Urban 1292 2959 2.63 1.63–4.25
Rural 809 4877   
Region Costa Grande & Costa Chica 1423 5387 0.95 0.53–1.73
Acapulco 678 2449   
Oportunidades programme Participating 863 4052 0.65 0.49–0.86
Not participating 1227 3760   
Household size Less than five members 1315 4596 1.18 1.05–1.33
Five or more members 786 3239   
Sex of household respondent Female 1619 6342 0.79 0.69–0.90
Male 476 1466   
Education of household head 4 years or more 1353 4959 1.07 0.88–1.29
Less than 4 years 721 2817   
Employment of household head Working 1898 7220 0.84 0.69–1.03
Not working 178 572   
Tap water supply Daily 733 2609 1.07 0.72–1.60
Less frequent or no supply 1355 5184   
  1. OR odds ratio
  2. 95% CIca cluster adjusted 95% confidence interval
  3. Bold font indicates associations significant at the 5% level