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Table 3 Blood meal origins of Anopheles arabiensis collected indoors and outdoors from Chano in Southwest Ethiopia

From: Blood meal origins and insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles arabiensis from Chano in South-West Ethiopia

   Blood meal origins
Collection sites No. analysed (HBI,%) Human N (%) Bovine N (%) Mixed N (%) Unknown N (%)
Indoor CDC light traps 988 (75) 94 (9.5) 70 (7) 644 (65) 180 (18)
Space sprays catches 352 (38) 59 (17) 154 (44) 74 (21) 65 (18.5)
Outdoor pit shelters 894 (13) 27 (3) 521 (58) 89 (10) 257 (29)
Total 2234 (44)* 180 (8) 745 (33) 807 (36) 502 (22.5)
  1. Mixed (human + bovine) blood meals were added to the number of human and bovine blood meals when calculating the HBI; numbers in parenthesis. Unknown blood meals are negative for human and bovine antibodies. * Overall HBI of An. arabiensis.