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Table 4 Host selection index (B i ) of Anopheles species in Kumari, Bangladesh

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

Species Host data Host selection index (B i ) G-test value P-value
   Human Bovine Goat & Sheep Others   
An. annularis Raw 0.16 0.41* 0.43* 0 8.77 0.07
  Log-transformed 0.33* 0.39* 0.28* 0 7.63 0.11
An. baimai Raw 0.61* 0.39* 0 0 6.10 0.19
  Log-transformed 0.77* 0.23* 0 0 9.62 0.05
An. barbirostris Raw 0.02 0.89* 0.1 0 187.13 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.04 0.89* 0.07 0 153.70 < 0.01
An. hyrcanus group Raw 0.02 0.91* 0.07 0 68.68 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.04 0.92* 0.05 0 57.06 < 0.01
An. karwari Raw 0.01 0.92* 0.05 0.01 172.48 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.03 0.92* 0.04 0.01 143.38 < 0.01
An. maculatus s.l. Raw 0.1 0.33* 0.53* 0.03 13.76 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.23* 0.34* 0.37* 0.06 9.35 0.05
An. minimus s.l. Raw 0.22* 0.67* 0.11 0 67.85 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.39* 0.54* 0.06 0 73.23 < 0.01
An. nigerrimus Raw 0 1.00* 0 0 108.45 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0 1.00* 0 0 92.77 < 0.01
An. pallidus Raw 0.15 0.56* 0.25* 0.04 11.90 0.02
  Log-transformed 0.29* 0.49* 0.15 0.06 11.26 0.02
An. peditaeniatus Raw 0.03 0.89* 0.08 0.01 205.88 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.05 0.88* 0.06 0.01 169.71 < 0.01
An. philippinensis Raw 0.08 0.84* 0.07 0.01 479.22 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.16 0.77* 0.04 0.02 415.25 < 0.01
An. subpictus Raw 0.05 0.84* 0.05 0.05 60.31 < 0.01
  Log- transformed 0.1 0.78* 0.03 0.08 51.46 < 0.01
An. umbrosus Raw 0.02 0.82* 0.17 0 297.72 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.04 0.84* 0.12 0 237.17 < 0.01
An. vagus Raw 0.04 0.81* 0.12 0.03 1393.67 < 0.01
  Log-transformed 0.09 0.79* 0.08 0.05 1132.35 < 0.01
  1. Threshold level for B i = 0.2; * indicates the preferred host.
  2. Values of B i were not calculated for those species for which less than five individuals were captured.