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Table 4 Larval habitat characteristics and mean densities of Anopheles gambiae larvae collected

From: Dry season ecology of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes at larval habitats in two traditionally semi-arid villages in Baringo, Kenya

Habitat characteristics   Mean ± SD F Sig.
Shade intensity Light 1.54 ± 3.74 4.70 0.036
  Shade 4.08 ± 9.12   
Turbidity Clear 1.42 ± 3.53 3.79 0.029
  Turbid 5.32 ± 9.72   
Water depth Deep 2.09 ± 5.95 0.59 0.447
  Shallow 3.42 ± 7.27   
Vegetation cover Floating 4.03 ± 8.88 2.53 0.089
  Emergent 1.73 ± 4.28   
  Floating+ Emergent 3.48 ± 9.70   
Permanence Permanent 1.54 ± 3.74 4.70 0.036
  Temporary 4.08 ± 9.12   
Size Large 2.21 ± 6.01 0.62 0.43
  Small 3.42 ± 7.52   
Water current Moving 1.30 ± 3.14 6.70 0.0132
  Still 3.97 ± 8.74   
Distance to nearest house Near 2.44 ± 6.37 0.14 0.714
  Far 3.19 ± 6.27