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Table 6 Mean and median survival times of female Anopheles gambiae maintained on 0.04 mg/ml of different samples

From: Toxicity of six plant extracts and two pyridone alkaloids from Ricinus communis against the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae

Diet Mean ± SE (days) 95% CI LCL-UCL Median ± SE (days) 95% CI LCL-UCL
Water 5.79 ± 0.07 5.65-5.92 6.00 ± .014 5.72-6.28
Glucose 7.65 ± 0.04 7.58-7.73 . .
R. communis 4.50 ± 0.05 4.40-4.60 5.00 ± 0.06 4.89-5.11
RCL1 4.93 ± 0.07 4.80-5.06 5.00 ± 0.10 4.81-5.19
Ricinine 4.85 ± 0.07 4.71-4.99 4.00 ± 0.11 3.78-4.22
  1. SE, standard error; CI, 95% confidence interval, LCL- lower confidence limit, UCL- upper confidence limit, RCL1- 3-carboxy-4-methoxy-N-methyl-2-pyridone.