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Table 2 General linear hypothesis tests on mosquito responses in the semi-field tunnel

From: Taxis assays measure directional movement of mosquitoes to olfactory cues

Null hypothesis Estimate of difference Standard error of difference z p
A) Activation     
at 20 m:
CO 2 = Control 0.747 0.199 3.749 <0.001
Blend = Control 1.126 0.200 5.634 <0.001
Human = Control 0.927 0.199 4.670 <0.001
at 50 m:     
CO 2 = Control 0.614 0.142 4.319 <0.001
Blend = Control 0.609 0.143 4.278 <0.001
Human = Control 0.677 0.142 4.781 <0.001
at 70 m:     
CO 2 = Control 0.525 0.140 3.740 <0.001
 Blend = Control 0.265 0.141 1.873 0.061
Human = Control 0.511 0.140 3.646 <0.001
at 100m:     
CO 2 = Control 0.392 0.1942 2.017 0.044
 Blend = Control −0.252 0.1967 −1.281 0.200
 Human = Control 0.261 0.1940 1.344 0.179
B) Attraction     
at 20 m:
CO 2 = Control 1.189 0.390 3.052 0.002
Blend = Control 1.243 0.389 3.194 0.001
Human = Control 1.017 0.389 2.610 0.009
at 50 m:     
CO 2 = Control 0.722 0.307 2.349 0.019
Blend = Control 0.953 0.307 3.104 0.002
 Human = Control 0.406 0.307 1.323 0.186
at 70 m:     
 CO2 = Control 0.411 0.301 1.364 0.173
Blend = Control 0.760 0.304 2.496 0.013
 Human = Control −0.001 0.305 −0.004 0.997
at 100 m:     
 CO2 = Control −0.057 0.369 −0.153 0.878
 Blend = Control 0.470 0.381 1.234 0.217
 Human = Control −0.612 0.385 −1.589 0.112
  1. Tests of the general null hypothesis that there is no difference between A) the activation response of A. gambiae s.s. mosquitoes and B) the attraction response to each stimulus and to the controls at each distance tested in the semi-field tunnel experiment (Experiment 1), performed using the best-fitting model. Comparisons highlighted in bold are statistically significant at the α = 0.05 level.