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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of interventions

From: Interventions for vector-borne diseases focused on housing and hygiene in urban areas: a scoping review

  Total Single-component (n = 24) Multi-component (n = 20)
VBD specific 17 9 9
 Dengue 11 4 7
 Malaria 3 2 1
 Leishmaniasis 2 1 1
 Plague 1 1 0
Not VBD specific 27 15 11
Ae. aegypti (for dengue and/or chikungunya) 20 10 10
 Other (Ae. aldopictus, Culex pipiens, not specified) 7 6 1
Vectors    
 Mosquitoes 41 23 19
 Sandflies 2 1 1
 Fleas 1 1  
Study design    
 Quantitative RCT 13 7 6
 Quantitative non-randomized/observational 12 10 2
 Quantitative descriptive 11 7 4
 Mixed-methods 7 1 6
 Qualitative 1 0 1
Types of evaluation indicators    
 Entomological indicators 42 22 20
 Serological or epidemiological indicators 11 4 7
 Population-based indicators (acceptability, use, knowledge, behaviour change, etc.) 21 6 15
 Cost information 8 3 5
Integrative nature of evaluations    
 Only 1 type of indicator used in evaluation 23 18 4
 2 or more types of indicators used in evaluation 21 6 16