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Table 1 Anopheles species composition as the proportion collected using light traps (LTs), pyrethrum spray (PS), and human bait (HB) in Kumari, Bangladesh, from August to September 2010

From: Blood-feeding patterns of Anopheles mosquitoes in a malaria-endemic area of Bangladesh

  Method LT   PS HB    
Species   Indoors Outdoors χ2*    χ2
  N =
2456
N =
1094
N =
784
In vs. Out N =
549
N =
29
LT vs. PS LT vs. HB PS vs. HB
An. vagus 879 0.182 0.212 ns 0.936   < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
An. philippinensis 655 0.338 0.335 ns   0.759 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
An. minimus s.l. 142 0.081 0.065 ns   0.069 < 0.05 0.022 < 0.001
An. peditaeniatus 139 0.094 0.045 < 0.001 0.002   < 0.001 0.009 < 0.001
An. barbirostris 130 0.059 0.083 ns 0.002   < 0.001 0.014 < 0.001
An. karwari 128 0.073 0.061 ns    < 0.05 0.011 < 0.001
An. umbrosus 128 0.032 0.119 < 0.001    < 0.05 0.011 < 0.001
An. hyrcanus group 52 0.031 0.023 ns    ns ns 0.004
An. nigerrimus 52 0.045 0.004 < 0.001    ns ns 0.004
An. subpictus 40 0.005 0.005   0.056     
An. pallidus 24 0.011 0.015       
An. baimai 23 0.015 0.005    0.103    
An. maculatus s.l. 22 0.015 0.008       
An. annularis 18 0.005 0.013    0.069    
An. jeyporiensis 7 0.005 0.003       
An. kochi 5 0.003 0.003       
An. aitkenii 4 0.002 0.001   0.002     
An. jamesii 3 0.001 0.001   0.002     
An. tessellatus 2 0.002        
An. varuna 2 0.002        
An. fluviatiles 1 0.001        
Total   1 1   1 1    
  1. *χ2 tests were applied for the dominant species (n > 50) to compare the proportions of indoor vs outdoor LT catches as well as LT vs. PS, PS vs. HB, and HB vs. LT; ns = not significant.