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Table 1 Characteristics of studies

From: Impact, economic evaluation, and sustainability of integrated vector management in urban settings to prevent vector-borne diseases: a scoping review

Characteristics n (%)
Number of studies reviewed 42
 Regiona
  Americas 25 (58.1)
  Africa 8 (18.6)
  Asia 8 (18.6)
  Oceania 2 (4.7)
 Disease concerned
  Dengue 30 (71.4)
  Malaria 8 (19.0)
  Leishmaniasis 2 (4.8)
  Several 2 (4.8)
 Study type
  Quantitative descriptive 21 (50.0)
  Quantitative randomized controlled (trials) 11 (26.2)
  Mixed methods 4 (9.5)
  Quantitative non-randomized 6 (14.3)
 Intervention Type
  Vertical approach
   Educational intervention (EI) for vector control [22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31] and intersectoral activities 22 (52.4)
   EI and road infrastructure modifications with use of slow-release insecticides [32]
   EI with an entomological survey [33]
   EI with periodic visits to houses [34]
   EI with treatment with larvicides, combined with insecticide spraying [35,36,37,38,39]
   EI and spraying with activities to control immature mosquitoes [40]
   Indoor ultra-low volume (ULV) application and EI [41]
   Large-scale installation of insecticide-treated screens and curtains and EI [42]
   Long-lasting insecticide-treated curtains, water container covers, and EI [43, 38]
  Community-based program
   Community-based control [44,45,46,47,48] 20 (47.6)
   Ecosystem and environmental community-based approach [49,50,51,52,53]
   Community-based larviciding program [54,55,56,57,58]
   Community-based approach with window screening, ceilings, and closed eaves [59]
   Community-based intervention with entomological surveillance of vector [60]
   Environmental management, high-resolution aerial photography with ground-based validation [61]
   Mass control of vector in street catch basins and community participation [62]
   Support to program managers with situational information and community involvement [63]
  1. a Some studies were conducted in several countries