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Table 1 Results of the survey of rural houses regarding triatomines according to people’s knowledge, by region

From: Modeling the spatial distribution of Chagas disease vectors using environmental variables and people´s knowledge

Region Rural houses sampling size Rural houses positive cases* % positive rural houses
Coquimbo 452 112 24.8
Valparaíso 420 37 8.8
Metropolitana 425 36 8.5
Total 1,297 185 14.3
  1. * The term “positive case” refers to a house in which an inhabitant answered positively regarding having seen triatomines.