Method of Pesticide Collection Pesticides Non-Dirt Floor1 (N=345) Dirt Floor1
(N=43)
Comparing Prevalence
p value2 
Comparing
Concentration
p value3 
Swept House Dust          
  Propoxur 9.9 9.3 1.000 0.808
  Transfluthrin 4.1 7.0 0.418 0.390
  Bioallethrin 24.6 27.9 0.709 0.718
  Cyfluthrin 4.3 2.3 1.000 0.534
  Cypermethrin 6.7 2.3  0.498  0.252
Vacuumed House Dust          
  Propoxur 4.9 2.3 0.706 0.437
  Transfluthrin 3.2 2.3 1.000 0.749
  Bioallethrin 26.4 20.9 0.579 0.577
  Cyfluthrin 2.9 0.0 0.610 0.259
  Cypermethrin 5.5 0.0 0.248  0.115
1% of positive cases is given
2Fisher’s Exact Test
3Mann-Whitney Test
Table 5: Comparing prevalence (%) and concentration of pesticides by type of flooring: Non-dirt floor includes cement, wood, linoleum, carpet, tile and marble floors.Dirt floor includes gravel/soil type of floor.
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