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Table 1 Means of An. arabiensis density, human biting rate, sporozoite rate and entomological inoculation rate (EIR) in Koka and Um Salala villages, eastern Sudan, December 2005 to October 2006.

From: Pattern of malaria transmission along the Rahad River basin, Eastern Sudan

Village Density (female/hut)1 HBR (bite/person) CSP (%) EIR (ib/p/n)
Koka 13.57 (1.20 - 25.93)2 2.34 (-0.2 - 4.88) 7.25 (3.39 - 11.10) 0.30 (-0.06 - 0.66)
Um Salala 9.33 (-3.03 - 21.70) 0.29 (-2.25 - 2.82) 0.79 (-3.07 - 4.65) 0.01 (-0.36 - 0.37)
P Value 0.601 0.232 0.025 0.231
  1. 1HBR: Human biting rate (bite/person/night), CSP: Sporozoite rate (No. CSP positive/total tested), EIR: Entomological inoculation rate (infective bite/person/night).
  2. 2 Number between the two brackets are 95% confidence interval.