Table 4

Comparisons of average APfEIRs in the presence and absence of An. gambiae and An. funestus by measurement methods, land use, population density, elevation and climate suitability

An. gambiae s.l (n = 77)

An. gambiae + An. funestus (n = 110)

Signif.


Measurement Method

HBC + Dissection

64.3 (28)

266.45 (29)

*

HBC + ELISA

86.7 (12)

100.7 (22)

PSC + ELISA

2.6 (15)

31.4 (27)

*

Light trap + ELISA

103.5 (13)

225.36 (18)

Land use

Urban

25.3 (12)

27.2 (6)

Peri-urban

105.6 (6)

86.2 (22)

Rural 1

90.5 (10)

115.7 (31)

Rural 2

63.0 (49)

206.2 (51)

*

Population density

≤500 person/km2

73.2 (63)

159.1 (96)

*

>500 person/km2

22.5 (14)

63.1 (14)

Elevation

≤500 m

67.9 (64)

134.2 (86)

*

>500 m

44.6 (13)

192.6 (24)

Climate Suitability

0–5 mths

24.6 (49)

68.0 (59)

*

>5 mths

132.9 (28)

238.3 (51)


Note: * denotes statistically significant difference between mean APfEIR estimates in different mosquito species groupings

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

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