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Table 2 Average monthly household expenditure on insecticides in USD by social vulnerability characteristics in 2010 baseline survey

From: Household costs for personal protection against mosquitoes: secondary outcomes from a randomised controlled trial of dengue prevention in Guerrero state, Mexico

Characteristic n= % of households using insecticides Mean expenditure last month SD p=
 Acapulco 2189 51.5 5.1 4.8 <0.0000001
 Costa Grande 1618 40.5 4.2 3.9  
 Costa Chica 1551 40.0 5.2 5.2  
 Rural 2655 40.4 4.6 4.4 <0.0000001
 Urban 2703 48.7 5.1 4.9  
 Indigenous 253 56.5 5.1 4.4 0.21
Mestizos 5092 43.7 4.9 4.7  
 Non-permanent house 626 36.5 4.5 4.1 0.00002
 Semi-permanent house 2104 41.6 4.7 4.8  
 Permanent house 2610 49.2 5.0 4.7  
Household head education:
 Less than 3rd grade 1651 38.1 4.5 4.5 <0.0000001
 4th grade to high-school 3156 46.4 4.9 4.7  
 Technical school or higher 499 56.1 5.6 5.2  
 Household head unemployed 776 40.3 4.6 4.9 0.00009
 Household head employed 4570 45.0 4.9 4.6