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Table 2 Statistical comparisons of locomotor-activity parameters TALD (total activity in LD), TADD (total activity in DD), TA (total activity), and PROPDD (proportion of activity in DD). ANOVA with Tukey’s post-hoc test and Kruskal-Wallis with Dunn’s multiple comparisons test used when Bartlett test for homoscedasticity was significant. Results of pairwise comparisons for each parameter are shown as superscript letters; in each column the different letters represent significant difference among treatments

From: Locomotor activity in males of Aedes aegypti can shift in response to females’ presence

Treatment n TALD TADD TA PROPDD
   Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Males 80 75.83 ± 26.60ac 127.60 ± 88.73a 203.43 ± 99.21a 0.57 ± 0.17a
Males_VF 80 84.18 ± 27.68ab 176.70 ± 82.64bcd 260.88 ± 92.76bc 0.65 ± 0.12bcd
Males_IF 40 76.86 ± 26.03ac 123.31 ± 54.27ac 200.18 ± 67.24a 0.60 ± 0.13ac
Females 80 66.91 ± 27.89c 202.09 ± 154.89d 269.00 ± 171.34c 0.68 ± 0.16d
ANOVA F (P)   5.399 (0.0013)
K-W chi-square (P)   20.959 (0.0001) 18.062 (0.0004) 26.241 (< 0.0001)
  1. Abbreviations: M_VF males with virgin females, M_IF males with inseminated females