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Table 2 Statistical significance of tick collection efficacy using flagging with and without CO 2

From: CO2 flagging - an improved method for the collection of questing ticks

Location Faget Vultureni Total
Statistical parameter I. ricinus D. marginatus I. ricinus D. marginatus I. ricinus D. marginatus
P P P P P P
RR RR RR RR RR RR
Males CO 2 + 0.0001 0.31 0.0002 0.83 0.0001 0.30
1.40(1.27–1.56) 1.29(0.86–1.91) 1.32(1.14–1.53) 1.1(0.72–1.69) 1.38(1.27–1.50) 1.20(0.89–1.61)
CO 2 -
Females CO 2 + 0.0001 0.69 0.0001 0.68 0.0001 0.47
1.44 1.13(0.76–1.68) 1.48(1.30–1.67) 1.14(0.76–1.71) 1.45(1.35–1.57) 1.13(0.85–1.51)
CO 2 - (1.32–1.58)
Nymphs CO 2 + 0.0001   0.0001   0.0001  
1.5 (1.4–1.6)
CO 2 - 1.6 (1.4–1.7) 1.4 (1.2–1.6)
Larvae CO 2 + 0.25   0.48   0.13  
CO 2 - 1.4 (0.9–2.2) 3 (0.5–18) 1.5 (0.9–2.3)