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Table 7 Seasonal variation of EIR by locality and area in rural (Sonsoro) and urban (Gansosso) Kandi from May 2012 to April 2013

From: Evidence for perennial malaria in rural and urban areas under the Sudanian climate of Kandi, Northeastern Benin

Locations Parameters Wet season Dry season Total
   (May-12 to October-12) (November-12 to April-13)
Rural Kandi (Sonsoro) N vectors 618 10 628
Man night 24 32 56
HBR/night 25.75 0.31 11.21
HBR/period 4635 56.25 4035.60
S (%) 2.95 10 3.24
EIR/period 136.73 a 5.63 b 130.75 x
Urban Kandi (Gansosso) N vectors 36 3 39
Man night 24 32 56
HBR/night 1.5 0.09 0.70
HBR/period 270 16.88 252
S (%) 2.78 0 2.56
EIR/period 7.51 a 0 a 6.45 y
  1. S: sporozoitic index in %.
  2. HBR: Human Biting Rate.
  3. EIR: Entomological Inoculating Rate.
  4. CI: confidence interval.
  5. a,b,x,yValues with the same superscript do not differ significantly.