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Table 3 Association between trap type and mosquito catch during field evaluation using a generalised linear mixed effects model

From: Field evaluation of two novel sampling devices for collecting wild oviposition site seeking malaria vector mosquitoes: OviART gravid traps and squares of electrocuting nets

  Box gravid trap (reference) OviART gravid trap Square of E-nets MM-X trap
Anopheles gambiae (s.l.)
 Mean (95 % CI) 0.5 (0.2–1.2) 1.7 (0.9–3.4) 1.2 (0.6–2.5) 2.2 (1.1–4.3)
 RR (95 % CI) 1a 3.3 (1.5–7.0)b 2.3 (1.0–5.1)b 4.2 (1.9–8.9)b
P-value 0.003 0.041 < 0.001
Anopheles funestus (s.l.)
 Mean (95 % CI) 0.3 (0.2–0.8) 0.7 (0.4–1.3) 1.4 (0.7–2.3) 4.2 (2.9–6.2)
 RR (95 % CI) 1a 2.0 (0.8–5.4)ab 4.2 (1.7–10.3)b 12.6 (5.4–29.3)c
P-value 0.156 0.002 < 0.001
Other Anopheles spp.
 Mean (95 % CI) 0.2 (0.1–0.6) 0.2 (0.1–0.5) 2.7 (1.5–4.9) 1.0 (0.5–1.9)
 RR (95 % CI) 1a 0.8 (0.2–3.3)a 11.8 (3.9–35.4)b 4.1 (1.3–13.0)b
P-value 0.722 < 0.001 0.016
Culicine species
 Mean (95 % CI) 16.0 (11.0–23.1) 29.2 (20.3–41.9) 31.8 (22.2–45.6) 19.6 (13.6–28.2)
 RR (95 % CI) 1a 1.8 (1.26–2.7)b 2.0 (1.4–23.1)b 1.23 (0.8–1.8)a
P-value 0.002 < 0.001 0.284
  1. a,b,cMultiple comparisons of treatments were calculated based on the model parameter estimates. Values sharing same letter were not statistically different (P > 0.05)