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BANDERA JIMENEZ, Digna de la C et al. Risk factors related to the positivity to Aedes aegypti mosquito in houses of the Municipal Polyclinic health area. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.8, pp.969-977. ISSN 1029-3019.

A case and control study represented by 155 and 310 houses, respectively, to identify risk factors related to the positivity to Aedes aegypti mosquito in the area of the Municipal Polyclinic in Santiago de Cuba, was carried out during 2012. Among the risk factors there were: unprotected low deposits, dirty yards, likings, high deposits and others, about which the odds ratio, the populational attributable reason and the etiologic fraction were obtained. It was concluded that such factors perpetuated the presence of the vector focuses in those homes of the aforementioned health area

Keywords : Aedes aegypti mosquito; unprotected deposit; risk factor; infestation index.

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