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Table 2 Results of sticky-screen bioassays of Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus, showing mean attraction and repellent responses to various cell densities of a mix of 14 bacterial species

From: Oviposition responses of Aedes mosquitoes to bacterial isolates from attractive bamboo infusions

Density (cells/mL) No. of assaysa % of responders SEb(%) t-value P-valuec Not responding % (±SEb)
Treatment Control
Ae. aegypti       
109 18 32 68 8.4 −3.78 0.0015 35 (9.6)
108 18 74 26 7.3 5.31 0.0001 22 (7.3)
107 18 72 28 7.3 4.99 0.0001 20 (6.1)
106 18 55 45 8.5 1.05 0.3080 28 (7.1)
Ae. albopictus       
109 18 55 45 7.95 1.15 0.2664 18 (6.6)
108 18 72 28 6.99 5.39 0.0001 11 (3.7)
107 18 68 32 7.31 4.29 0.0005 11 (4.7)
106 18 54 46 8.31 0.85 0.4069 22 (5.8)
  1. aEach assay consisted of 10 gravid females
  2. bSE = Error represents half-width of a 95 % confidence intervals of the mean (SEM X 1.96)
  3. cSignificant P-value (P < 0.05) with positive t-value indicates attraction, whereas a negative t-value indicates repellence