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Table 2 Eligibility criteria by location, cluster, household, and individual

From: Assessing dengue transmission risk and a vector control intervention using entomological and immunological indices in Thailand: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Level Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Village - Within ring roads of each city (stratum) - Area < 0.125 km2
- Populated residential areas - Number of houses < 100
- Population < 300
- Coverage of residential area 70–80% (scattered housing)
- Non-residential areas, e.g., agricultural fields, airports, industrial areas, commercial areas, (e.g., shopping malls), government offices, lakes, army camps, hospitals, and schools
Cluster - All points of the cluster are at least 100 m from the nearest point of the village border  
Household - Households that are permanently inhabited - Apartment buildings
- Abandoned houses
- Households that are built or re-populated during the study period - Non-permanent households
Individual - Individuals in households where household head has signed informed consent for household to participate in project - A travel history outside the village during the previous 7 days
- Self-reported fever within the last 7 days - Chronic disease, such as HIV/AIDS, or other health condition that preclude participation in the study
- Age ≥ 1 year old - Apparent inability to give informed consent, e.g., due to mental disability
  1. There is a distinction between being included in the final evaluation of endpoints and inclusion for receiving interventions. For example, abandoned houses and non-permanent household structures are not included in evaluation of endpoints, but they may be treated with an intervention if they are located within a radius of 100 m and as feasibly possible