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Table 5 Preventative practices taken by respondents in each focal neighborhood

From: Socioeconomic and demographic predictors of resident knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding arthropod-borne viruses in Panama

  Costa Del Este (%) Punta Pacifica (%) Altos De Las Torres (%) Boca La Caja
Frequently change the water in flower vases 2 (5) 7 (12) 17 (40) 7 (47)
Remove containers that accumulate clean water 56 (88) 53 (75) 52 (71) 49 (83)
Eliminate tanks or puddles of stagnant water 56 (88) 57 (81) 56 (76) 49 (83)
Drink from tightly closed water containers 31 (49) 39 (70) 48 (67) 42 (71)
Keep windows/doors closed in the house 35 (55) 29 (41) 30 (45) 22 (39)
Request fumigation 34 (54) 51 (57) 36 (49) 19 (32)