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Table 1 Components for the construction of the family wealth index (FWI)

From: Treatment seeking behavior and associated factors of suspected dengue fever among Shan people in eastern Shan special region IV, Myanmar: a cross-sectional study

Family wealth indexHousing characteristicsTransportation toolsFamily belongings
1 PoorestBamboo walls and sheet iron roofsNoneNone or chickens
2 Mid lowWood walls and sheet iron roofsBicyclesPigs or goats
3 MiddleBrick walls, wood girders and terracotta roofsMotorcyclesCattle or horses
4 Mid highBrick concrete walls and terracotta roofsTractorsTV sets or refrigerators
5 Least poorSteel and concreteCarsShops