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Table 1 Host-seeking index of the bugs by sex and stage

From: Sleeping habits affect access to host by Chagas disease vector Triatoma dimidiata

  Total no. of bugs released No. of times bugs accessed to mice in bed/hammock Host-seeking indexa
Males 50 34 0.68
Females 50 72 1.44
N5 nymphs 132 17 0.13
Total 232 123 0.53
  1. aThe host-seeking index was defined as the ratio between the number of times bugs accessed to mice in bed/hammock and the total number of bugs released
  2. Abbreviation: N5 fifth-instar