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Table 3 Detailed bite sites for Anopheles arabiensis at people wearing shorts and shirts

From: Biting behaviour of African malaria vectors: 1. where do the main vector species bite on the human body?

Toes Foot Ankle Ankle to mid-calf Mid-calf to knee Upper leg Torso Arms & hands Shoulders & neck Head
203 (12.6%) 484 (29.9%) 809 (50.1%) 81 (5.0%) 37 (2.3%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
  1. Number (and percentage) of bites on bodies of four seated persons over six nights, wearing T-shirt, short pants, no socks or shoes (nā€‰=ā€‰1 614 bites).