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Table 2 Self- Reported Household General Characteristics (N = 151)

From: Health need assessment in an indigenous high-altitude population living on an island in Lake Titicaca, Perú

Household General Characteristics N (%)
Number of people per household
 Children
  0 56 (37.1)
  1 37 (24.5)
  2 34 (22.5)
   ≥ 3 24 (15.9)
 Adults
  1 21 (13.9)
  2 78 (51.7)
  3 37 (24.5)
   ≥ 4 15 (9.9)
Disabilities present in at least one resident
 To move 23 (15.2)
 To see 34 (22.5)
 To hear 25 (16.6)
 To talk 13 (8.6)
 To understand 20 (13.3)
Fuel used for cooking
 Firewood 113 (74.8)
 Liquid gas 5 (3.3)
 Firewood and gas 27 (17.9)
 Manure 1 (0.7)
 Charcoal 5 (3.3)
Presence of a chimney 125 (82.8)
Space in which to cook
 Inside the house 61 (40.4)
 Unroofed area 7 (4.6)
 Separate room 83 (55)
Type of Lighting
 Solar Panel 98 (65)
 Candle 24 (15.9)
 Battery 18 (11.9)
 Other 11 (7.3)
Floor Material
 Natural Ground Floor 74 (49.0)
 Cement 29 (19.2)
 Stone 22 (14.6)
 Other 26 (17.2)
Wall Material
 Adobe 135 (89.4)
 Other 16 (10.6)
Ceiling Material
 Calamine 149 (98.7)
 Reinforced concrete 2 (1.3)