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Table 1 Numbers and percentages of the different stages and sexes of I. ricinus removed from men and women

From: Ixodes ricinus ticks removed from humans in Northern Europe: seasonal pattern of infestation, attachment sites and duration of feeding

Tick stage No. (%) of ticks removed from
Mena Womenb
Adult female tick 206 (27) 281 (21)
Adult male tick 4 (1) 11 (1)
Nymph 536 (70) 983 (73)
Larva 15 (2) 74 (5)
Total ticks 761 (100) 1349 (100)
  1. an = 648 men.
  2. bn = 1122 women.