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Table 1 Human biting rate of An. gambiae observed during IRS campaign and following IRS withdrawal

From: A shift from Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) with bendiocarb to Long-Lasting Insecticidal (mosquito) Nets (LLINs) associated with changes in malaria transmission indicators in pyrethroid resistance areas in Benin

   During IRS Following IRS withdrawal   
(Apr.-Dec. 2010) (Apr.-Dec. 2011)   
   Total mosquitoes N human catch HBR/ night HBR/ period Total
mosquitoes
N human catch HBR/ night HBR/ period IDR95% IC p-value
Adjohoun            
 Central area Inside 4 28 0.14 38.57 31 34 0.91 246.18 7.75 [6.38-9.42] <0.001
Outside 4 28 0.14 38.57 22 34 0.65 174.71 5.50 [4.51-6.71] <0.001
 Peripheral area Inside 14 28 0.5 135 44 34 1.29 349.41 3.14 [2.81-3.51] <0.001
Outside 5 28 0.18 48.21 26 34 0.76 206.47 5.20 [4.35-6.21] <0.001
Dangbo            
 Central area Inside 4 28 0.14 38.57 9 34 0.26 71.47 2.25 [1.81-2.79] <0.001
Outside 11 28 0.39 106.07 11 34 0.32 87.35 1 [0.86-1.16] 1
 Peripheral area Inside 70 28 2.5 675 58 34 1.71 460.59 0.83 [0.78-0.88] <0.001
Outside 37 28 1.32 356.79 25 34 0.74 198.53 0.68 [0.62-0.74] <0.001
Missérété            
 Central area Inside 3 28 0.11 28.93 14 34 0.41 111.18 4.67 [3.7-5.88] <0.001
Outside 14 28 0.5 135 28 34 0.82 222.35 2 [1.78-2.25] <0.001
 Peripheral area Inside 45 28 1.61 433.93 33 34 0.97 262.06 0.73 [0.68-0.79] <0.001
Outside 31 28 1.11 298.93 73 34 2.15 579.71 2.35 [2.18-2.54] <0.001
Sèmè            
 Central area Inside 190 28 6.79 1832.14 51 34 1.5 405 0.27 [0.25-0.28] <0.001
Outside 329 28 11.75 3172.5 89 34 2.62 706.76 0.27 [0.26-0.28] <0.001
 Peripheral area Inside 110 28 3.93 1060.71 58 34 1.71 460.59 0.53 [0.50-0.56] <0.001
Outside 217 28 7.75 2092.5 151 34 4.44 1199.12 0.70 [0.67-0.72] <0.001
Adjara (Control)            
 Central area Inside 144 28 5.14 1388.57 6 34 0.18 47.65 0.042 [0.036-0.048] <0.001
  Outside 137 28 4.89 1321.07 11 34 0.32 87.35 0.08 [0.07-0.09] <0.001
 Peripheral area Inside 562 28 20.07 5419.29 349 34 10.26 2771.47 0.62 [0.61-0.64] <0.001
  Outside 521 28 18.61 5023.93 426 34 12.53 3382.94 0.82 [0.8-0.84] <0.001
  1. N number.
  2. HBR Human Bite Rate.
  3. IDR Incidence Density Ratio.
  4. IC Confidence interval.