This report describes the results of a community-based Aedes aegypti control program in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.
Baseline surveys concerning knowledge, beliefs, and practices of 577 women and a larval survey of 616 house lots were carried out in October 1989.
Following development of- a public health communication intervention from this data, the program was implemented in six communities.
Evaluation used an untreated control group design with pretest and two post-tests, one at completion and one six months later.
Mots-clés Pascal : Virose, Infection, Homme, Dengue, Arbovirose, Prévention, Programme, Evaluation performance, Insecta, Arthropoda, Invertebrata, Hôte intermédiaire, Aedes aegypti, Culicidae, Diptera, Eradication, Etude statistique, Médecine tropicale, Mexique, Amérique Centrale, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral disease, Infection, Human, Dengue, Arbovirus disease, Prevention, Program, Performance evaluation, Insecta, Arthropoda, Invertebrata, Intermediate host, Aedes aegypti, Culicidae, Diptera, Eradication, Statistical study, Tropical medicine, Mexico, Central America, America
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Code Inist : 002B05C02I1A. Création : 199406.