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Table 5 Variations in the hourly catches of host-seeking female An. sinensis in bednet traps baited with different animal and human hosts during 17 nights in Yongcheng city, Henan Province, China

From: The abundance and host-seeking behavior of culicine species (Diptera: Culicidae) and Anopheles sinensis in Yongcheng city, people's Republic of China

Hour interval 1N 2Mean Std. Deviation Std. Error 95% Confidence
Interval for Mean
      Lower Bound Upper Bound
19:00~20:00 426 23.58 21.074 1.021 21.58 25.59
20:00~21:00 494 26.98 20.735 0.933 25.14 28.81
21:00~22:00 307 18.50 14.275 0.815 16.90 20.11
22:00~23:00 286 19.55 19.555 1.156 17.27 21.82
23:00~0:00 255 11.68 10.689 0.669 10.36 13.00
0:00~1:00 218 9.61 6.513 0.441 8.74 10.47
1:00~2:00 296 16.79 11.468 0.667 15.48 18.10
2:00~3:00 311 16.38 11.034 0.626 15.15 17.61
3:00~4:00 255 15.77 13.583 0.851 14.09 17.44
4:00~5:00 315 20.20 13.693 0.772 18.68 21.72
5:00~6:00 232 14.86 12.238 0.803 13.28 16.45
6:00~7:00 313 16.97 12.395 0.701 15.60 18.35
Total 3,708 18.59 16.091 0.264 18.07 19.11
  1. 1N represents the total number of female mosquitoes of each hour. 2The mean of captured mosquitoes refers to the average number of An. sinensis per net per hour.