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Table 1 Body-size variation within and between treatments and measures of the effect of body size on longevity

From: The effects of oviposition-site deprivation on longevity and bloodfeeding rate in Anopheles gambiae

Treatment NWL(Ncages) MeanWL(SEWL) Slope (intercept)a P-valuea
Once-bloodfed oviposition-deprived (OBOD) 100 (3) 2.81 (0.017) 18.7 (-20.9) 0.008
Multiple-bloodfed oviposition-deprived (MBOD) 100 (8) 2.82 (0.018) 15.8 (-11.7) 0.008
Multiple-bloodfed non-oviposition-deprived control (MBC) 88 (3) 2.84 (0.022) 11.5 (3.7) 0.051
Blood-deprived age control (BD) 55 (2) 2.81 (0.023) 20.0 (-31.7) <0.001
  1. aRelationship between body size and longevity. Slopes were not significantly different between treatments (P>0.75; see text).
  2. Note: Abbreviations are in FiguresĀ 1, 2 and 3.