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Table 2 Protective efficiency of standard repellent DEET, extracts of Ocimum suave and Ocimum kilimandscharicum to Culex quinquefasciatus 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 Cx. quinquefasciatus collected Collections/night (Mean ± SE) 95% CI
OS 88.65 124 2.067 ± 0.695 0.68–3.46
OK 90.5 103 1.72 ± 0.412 0.89 – 2.54
DEET 91.3 95 1.58 ± 0.526 0.53 – 2.63
CONTROL 29.46 771 12.85 ± 2.23 8.37 – 17.32