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Table 3 Comparisons of colored LED collections relative to the control (incandescent light) for trapping experiment at Ijara district, May-June 2011

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 0.36 (0.17–0.78) 0.009095 **
blue 0.20 (0.09–0.45) 4.76e–05 ***
green 0.11 (0.05–0.25) 2.83e–08 ***
red 0.10 (0.05–0.22) 5.61e–09 ***
violet 0.27 (0.12–0.59) 0.000737 ***
Ae. mcintoshi BGR 0.45 (0.22–0.92) 0.025934 *
blue 0.56 (0.28–1.13) 0.10305
green 0.33 (0.16–0.68) 0.002586 **
red 0.19 (0.09–0.40) 1.41e–05 ***
violet 0.24(0.11–0.50) 0.000115 ***
Ae. ochraceus BGR 0.35 (0.16–0.77) 0.009581 **
blue 0.44 (0.20–0.98) 0.042136 *
green 0.18 (0.08–0.44) 8.28e–05 ***
red 0.20 (0.08–0.45) 0.000141 ***
violet 0.25 (0.11–0.56) 0.000881 ***
Cx. pipiens BGR 0.41 (0.15–1.10) 0.0567 .
blue 0.34 (0.13–0.86) 0.0214 *
green 0.11 (0.04–0.30) 1.08e–05 ***
red 0.11 (0.04–0.31) 1.26e–05 ***
violet 0.35 (0.13–0.91) 0.0253 *
  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.