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Table 1 Blood-feeding, mortality, and exophily of Culex mosquitoes entering experimental huts*

From: Loss of protection with insecticide-treated nets against pyrethroid-resistant Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes once nets become holed: an experimental hut study

Net condition Total number collected % Blood-feeding (CI) Blood-feeding inhibition % % Entering the veranda trap (CI) Overall mortality % (CI) Immediate mortality % (CI)
0 holes untreated 177 36.2ac (29.4–43.5) - 44.6a (37.5–52.0) 13.6a (9.3–19.4) 5.6ab (3.1–10.2)
6 holes untreated 263 59.7bd (53.7–65.5) - 28.5bc (23.4–34.3) 12.9a (9.4–17.5) 8.0abc (5.3–11.9)
80 holes untreated 248 68.5b (62.5–74.0) - 26.6bc (21.5–32.5) 12.9a (9.3–17.7) 4.4a (2.5–7.8)
0 holes alphacypermethrin- treated 187 29.4a (23.3–36.3) 18.8 46.5a (39.5–53.7) 21.9bc (16.6–28.4) 13.4cd (9.2–19.0)
6 holes alphacypermethrin- treated 202 43.6c (36.9–50.5) 27.0 33.7b (27.5–40.5) 23.3bc (18.0–29.6) 15.3d (11.0–21.0)
80 holes alphacypermethrin- treated 188 57.4d (50.3–64.3) 16.2 24.5c (18.9–31.1) 18.6ac (13.7–24.8) 9.6bcd (6.1–14.7)
  1. *The values in each column are significantly different if they do not share the same superscript letter.