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Table 2 Comparisons of colored LED collections relative to the control (incandescent light) for trapping experiment at Ijara district, December 2010

From: Trapping of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) vectors using Light Emitting Diode (LED) CDC traps in two arboviral disease hot spots in Kenya

Vector species Treatment comparison relative to the control IRR (95% CI) P-value
Ae. tricholabis BGR 0.78 (0.36–1.67) 0.511
blue 0.37 (0.17–0.81) 0.0113 *
green 0.41 (0.19–0.89) 0.0220 *
red 0.44 (0.20–0.97) 0.0336 *
violet 0.47 (0.22–1.02) 0.0539 .
Ae. mcintoshi BGR 1.44 (0.60–3.44) 0.4031
blue 0.46 (0.19–1.13) 0.0878 .
green 0.63 (0.26–1.55) 0.3093
red 0.72 (0.30–1.74) 0.4552
violet 0.33 (0.13–0.83) 0.0182 *
Ae. ochraceus BGR 0.99 (0.23–4.27) 0.16989
blue 1.24 (0.29–5.32) 0.22918
green 1.07 (0.25–4.60) 0.22939
red 0.79 (0.19–3.39) 0.11809
violet 0.27 (0.12–0.57) 0.000384 ***
  1. Estimated incidence rate ratio (IRR); Confidence interval (CI) and corresponding P-values; Asterisks indicate that the index is significantly different from unity at the P,0.05 (*), P,0.01 (**), P,0.001 (***) levels of probability.