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Table 3 Characteristics of streams during anopheline larvae occurrence, south-central Ethiopia, July 2008-June 2010

From: Abundance and dynamics of anopheline larvae in a highland malarious area of south-central Ethiopia

Local name of Stream Frequency of occurrence Habitat characteristic (M ± SD)
Temperature (0 C) pH Length (m) Width (m) Depth (cm) Nearest domicile (m)
Odamo 7 26.1 ± 2.5 7.2 ± 0.3 1597 ± 7.6 4.3 ± 0.5 3.4 ± 0.5 350
Akamuja 11 24.5 ± 1.8 7.5 ± 0.7 1600 5.4 ± 0.5 4.4 ± 0.8 200
Assas 6 22.7 ± 4.1 7.1 ± 0.1 1033 ± 81.7 3.2 ± 0.3 5.0 ± 0.6 120 ± 42.2
Beko Swamp 16 23.0 ± 2.3 7.2 ± 0.3 600 4.4 ± 0.5 5.3 ± 1.5 20
  1. M ± SD = mean ± standard deviation.