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Table 5 Two-group comparisons and overall trend of the effect of increasing larval environmental temperature on the time to egg laying by adult Anopheles gambiae s.s. females reared from the larvae

From: Larval and adult environmental temperatures influence the adult reproductive traits of Anopheles gambiae s.s.

   23 °C ± 1 27 °C ± 1 (with respect to 23 °C) 31 °C ± 1 (with respect to 23 °C) 31 °C ± 1 (with respect to 27 °C) Overall effect of larval temperature on time to egg laying
1st blood meal Days (±SD) 4.03 (±0.18) 4.15 (±0.36) 4.29 (±0.46)  
Mantel-Cox test statistic   4.51 11.08 2.20 Log-rank test statistic 11.06
p-value   0.03 <0.001 0.14 p-value <0.001
2nd blood meal Days (±SD) 4.00 4.03 (±0.18) 4.00 (±0.0)  
Mantel-Cox test statistic   0.48 0 0.50 Log-rank test statistic 0.05
p-value   0.49 0.99 0.48 p-value 0.83
3rd blood meal Days (±SD) 3.57 (±0.5) 3.31 (±0.53) 3.44 (±0.53)  
Mantel-Cox test statistic   2.02 0.22 0.19 Log-rank test statistic 2.03
p-value   0.16 0.64 0.67 p-value 0.36