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Table 2 Parameters associated with Anopheles funestus density in Idete and Namwawala villages

From: A need for better housing to further reduce indoor malaria transmission in areas with high bed net coverage

An.funestus Idete (N = 70) Namwawala (N = 72)
Factor N Estimate P value Estimate N P value
Number Of Rooms       
  aOne 37 0.76 0.0000 0.11 57 0.3485
  More than One 33 -1.10 <0.0001 -1.25 15 0.0081
Number Of Doors       
  aOne 30 0.86 0.0000 0.13 51 0.3207
  More than One 40 -1.11 <0.0001 -0.79 21 0.0167
Number Of Windows       
  aUp to 3 26 0.52 0.0003 0.07 53 0.5748
  More than 3 44 -0.26 0.1997 -0.55 19 0.0868
Netting Over Window       
  aAbsent 50 0.61 0.0000 0.10 60 0.3877
  Present but damaged 16 -1.29 0.0003 -2.76 9 0.2057
  Intact 4 -1.40 0.0603 -1.59 3 0.0251
House Status       
  aSmall 12 0.85 0.0000 0.12 34 0.4408
  Large 58 -0.60 0.0065 -0.34 28 0.1534
Wall Type       
  aMud 52 1.25 0.0000 0.14 32 0.3365
  Cement 18 -1.52 <0.0001 -0.55 40 0.0439
Roof Type       
  aGrass 46 1.17 0.0000 0.13 19 0.3283
  Metal 24 -1.78 <0.0001 -0.89 53 0.0131
Eave Status       
  aAbsent 46 -0.73 0.0124 -2.39 62 0.0222
  Present 24 1.42 <0.0001 2.48 10 0.0183
Eave Size       
  aSmall 26 -0.42 0.0778 0.12 22 0.4612
  Medium 14 1.04 0.0001 -0.36 27 0.1860
  Large 30 1.21 <0.0001 -0.24 23 0.4563
Number of Occupants       
  aUp to 3 15 1.05 0.0000 -0.04 34 0.8015
  More than 3 55 -0.96 <0.0001 -0.00 38 0.9968
Bed-net Status       
  aUntreated 47 0.52 0.0000 0.85 6 0.0014
  Treated 23 -0.52 0.0273 -1.03 66 0.0005
  1. a reference category, N = number of observations.
  2. Note: Model estimate (ME) value for a factor indicates by how much a factor increases or decreases the indoor mean catches when compared to a reference category.