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Table 1 Frequency of habitat types and their contribution to total Anopheles mosquitoes sampled in Accra and Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Areas

From: Diversity in breeding sites and distribution of Anopheles mosquitoes in selected urban areas of southern Ghana

  Frequency at sampling points n (%) Contribution to total Anopheles mosquitoes sampled (%)
AMA STMA ALL
Puddles 8 (19.0) 36.9 16.4 28.6
Swamps 4 (9.5) 1.3 30.6 13.2
Paved drains 8 (19.0) 12.4 11.5 12.1
Unpaved drains 3 (7.1) 6.2 3.7
Ditches/dugouts 4 (9.5) 0.6 9.3 4.2
Construction sites 3 (7.1) 10.6 6.6 9.0
Urban farms 3 (7.1) 23.9 22.8 23.2
Streams/rivers 3 (7.1) 5.0 2.8 4.2
Others 5 (11.9) 3.1 1.9
  1. Abbreviations: AMA Accra Metropolitan Area, STMA Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Area