Table 3

Average APfEIRs by population density, elevation and climate suitability using different measurement methods

HBC + Dissection

HBC + ELISA

PSC + ELISA

Light trap +ELISA


Population density

≤ 500 person/km2

198.6 (45)*

96.4 (32)

21.2 (38)

180.7 (32)

>500 person/km2

37.0 (16)

28.7 (6)

20.0 (4)

(0)

Elevation

≤ 500 m

147.7 (41)

70.7 (26)

20.5 (41)

206.4 (28)

>500 m

173.9 (20)

118.1 (12)

46.7 (1)

0.9 (4)

Climate Suitability

0–5 mths

62.4 (19)*

32.0 (30)*

20.5 (41)

95.3 (15)

>5 mths

198.7 (42)

287.1 (8)

46.7 (1)

256.0 (17)


Note: * denotes statistically significant difference between mean APfEIR estimates in the different population density, elevation and climate suitability groups.

Kelly-Hope and McKenzie Malaria Journal 2009 8:19   doi:10.1186/1475-2875-8-19

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