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Table 4 Descriptive results for baseline contextual factors (N = 406 households)

From: A community-based participatory research methodology to address, redress, and reassess disparities in respiratory health among First Nations

CONTEXTUAL FACTORS N (%)
Family/household structure
Number of people
Mean ± SE 5.02 ± 0.081
Range 1-14
Number of bedrooms
Mean ± SE 5.37 ± 0.05
Range 1-10
Band-owned home  
Yes 359 (88.4)
No 36 (8.9)
Do not know 11 (2.7)
Housing conditions
House in need of repairs
Yes, major repairs 155 (38.2)
Yes, minor repairs 119 (29.3)
No, only regular maintenance is required 119 (29.3)
Missing 13 (3.2)
Water or dampness in your house from broken pipes, leaks, septic tank, heavy rain, or floods
Yes 229 (56.4)
No 151 (37.2)
Do not know 23 (5.7)
Missing 3 (0.7)
House have any damage caused by dampness
Yes 207 (51.0)
No 174 (42.9)
Do not know 22 (5.4)
Missing 3 (0.7)
House have a mildew/moldy odor or musty smell
Yes 199 (49.0)
No 178 (43.8)
Do not know 25 (6.2)
Missing 4 (1.0)
Signs of mold or mildew in any living areas of house
Yes 190 (46.8)
No 178 (43.8)
Do not know 34 (8.4)
Missing 4 (1.0)
Any people who live in your house smoke in the house
Yes 216 (53.2)
No 189 (46.5)
Missing 1 (0.3)