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Table 1 Protective efficiency of standard repellent DEET, extracts of Ocimum suave and Ocimum kilimandscharicum to Anopheles arabiensis in the field evaluation estimated by human landing catch conducted for a total of 64 weeks.

From: Longitudinal evaluation of Ocimum and other plants effects on the feeding behavioral response of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the field in Tanzania

Treatment % Protection Anopheles collected Collections/night (Mean ± SE) 95% CI
OS 91.98 137 2.28 ± 0.499 1.29 – 3.28
OK 89.75 175 2.92 ± 0.726 1.46 – 4.38
DEET 93.44 112 1.87 ± 0.474 0.92 – 2.82
Control 24.82 1284 21.4 ± 2.809 15.78 – 27.02