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Table 1

Characteristics of the study sites in Nsam and Mendong districts.

Characteristic Nsam Mendong
Situation City centre City periphery
Estimated population 20,000 30,000
Practice of urban agriculture No Yes
Presence of temporary breeding sites ++ +++
Presence of permanent breeding sites +++ ++++
LLIN ownership 96% 95%
Presence of cattle No Yes
Presence of other domestic animals (chickens, pigs, goats, sheep, etc.) Yes Yes
Rearing of fish in pools Yes Yes
Rivers Mfoundi Mefou

++: low; +++: high; ++++: very high.