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Table 4 Calculated screen performance index and results summary of experiments done to test the non-permissive side of the 3D screens

From: 3D mosquito screens to create window double screen traps for mosquito control

  Experiment 1 Experiment 2
Number of mosquitoes Number of mosquitoes Meana number of mosquitoes
3D screen type Released into the wind tunnel Passed through the screen (%) Released into the wind tunnel Passed through the screen Released into the wind tunnel Passed through the screen Meana percent passed 95% confidence interval Screen performance index (SP index)
Cylinder-based
 Cyl1 41 14 (34) 56 14 (25) 49 14 30 -29–88 38
 Cyl2 57 2 (4) 53 5 (9) 55 4 6 -31–44 60
 Cyl3 59 1 (2) 53 0 (0) 56 1 (0.5)a 1 -10–12 20
Filament-based
 S4 46 25 (54) 52 31 (60) 49 28 57 24–90 36
 S5 69 41 (59) 62 31 (50) 66 36 55 -5–115 29
 S6 61 20 (33) 45 17 (38) 53 19 35 4–67 16
 S7 41 8 (20) 48 15 (31) 45 12 25 -49–100 7
 S8 40 16 (40) 46 21 (46) 43 19 43 7–79 10
Prism-based
 W1 42 19 (45) 64 32 (50) 53 26 48 17–78 46
 W2 58 5 (9) 57 4 (7) 58 5 8 -2–18 62
 W3 53 1 (2) 44 0 (0) 49 1 (0.5)a 1 -11–13 23
 W4 43 4 (9) 58 1 (2) 51 3 6 -43–54 35
 W5 48 0 (0) 45 0 (0) 47 0 0 0 75
Cone-based
 C01 55 0 (0) 60 0 (0) 58 0 0 0 79
 C02 47 0 (0) 60 0 (0) 54 0 0 0 52
 C03 43 0 (0) 53 0 (0) 48 0 0 0 56
 C04 58 0 (0) 45 0 (0) 52 0 0 0 92
 C05 56 0 (0) 48 0 (0) 52 0 0 0 86
 C06 62 0 (0) 64 0 (0) 63 0 0 0 74
 C07 42 0 (0) 40 0 (0) 41 0 0 0 75
 C08 54 0 (0) 41 0 (0) 48 0 0 0 73
 C09 56 0 (0) 63 0 (0) 60 0 0 0 34
 C10 48 0 (0) 47 0 (0) 48 0 0 0 44
 C11 50 0 (0) 51 0 (0) 51 0 0 0 55
 C12 62 0 (0) 43 0 (0) 53 0 0 0 20
  1. aMean rounded to one decimal place. All other means and percentages rounded to the nearest integer