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Table 3 Abundance of primary (An. arabiensis) and secondary [An. pharoensis, An. zeimanni, An. funestus (s.l.)] malaria vectors collected indoors and outdoors at different times of the night in Edo Kontola village, Ethiopia

From: Human-biting activities of Anopheles species in south-central Ethiopia

Anopheles species Venue Early evening
(19:00–22:00 h)
n (%)
Night
(22:00–05:00 h)
n (%)
Early morning
(05:00–06:00 h)
n (%)
Whole night
(19:00–06:00 h)
n (%)
Primary vector Indoor 122 (14.4) 233 (27.6) 20 (2.4) 375 (44.4)
Outdoor 227 (26.8) 216 (25.6) 27 (3.2) 470 (55.6)
Secondary vectors Indoor 208 (8.1) 196 (7.6) 19 (0.7) 423 (16.5)
Outdoor 1,014 (39.6) 996 (38.8) 130 (5.1) 2,140 (83.5)
  1. Percentages were calculated as the number of mosquito catches by HLC, either indoor or outdoor, divided by the number of indoor and outdoor combined catches