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Table 3 Effects of season, resting site and topography on the abundance of malaria vectors

From: Species composition, seasonal occurrence, habitat preference and altitudinal distribution of malaria and other disease vectors in eastern Nepal

Dependent variables Explanatory variables Coefficients 95% CI
An. fluviatilis (Intercept) 0.04 (0.01-0.27)***
  Season: Post-monsoon 1.00 1.00
  Pre-monsoon 0.06 (0.01-0.31)**
  Resting site: Animal shelter   
  Human shelter 0.28 (0.06-1.28)
  Mixed shelter ND ND
  Natural outdoor shelter ND ND
  Topography: Highland 1.00 1.00
  Lowland 48.04 (6.06-380.97)
An. annularis (Intercept) 0.35 (0.09-1.38)
  Season: Post-monsoon 1.00 1.00
  Pre-monsoon 0.15 (0.04-0.53)**
  Resting site:: Animal shelter 1.00 1.00
  Human shelter 0.23 (0.06-0.82)*
  Mixed shelter 0.94 (0–853.43)
  Natural outdoor shelter ND ND
  Topography: Highland 1.00 1.00
  Lowland 4.25 (1.09-16.62)*
An. maculatus complex (Intercept) 0.08 (0.02-0.30)***
  Season: Post-monsoon 1.00 1.00
  Pre-monsoon 3.50 (1.10-1.15)*
  Resting site: Animal shelter 1.00 1.00
  Human shelter 0.25 (0.08-0.83)*
  Mixed shelter ND ND
  Natural outdoor shelter 0.23 (0.02-3.02)
  Topography: Highland 1.00 1.00
  Lowland 2.64 (0.76-9.14)
  1. Significant difference at P <0.05 (*), at P <0.01 (**) and at P <0.001 (***) (Two-tailed).
  2. ND means not determined.