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Table 3 Mosquito mortality after 24 h post-collection between huts with trasnfluthrin-treated sisal baskets in combination with LLINs to those with untreated sisal baskets and LLINs

From: Potential benefits of combining transfluthrin-treated sisal products and long-lasting insecticidal nets for controlling indoor-biting malaria vectors

Treatment n Mean proportional (adjusted) 95% CI OR 95% CI P-value
Anopheles arabiensis
 Untreated bd + LLINs 168 0.17 0.12–0.23 naa na na
 2.5 ml TF bd + LLINs 202 0.72 0.61–0.80 12.26 7.70–19.51 < 0.001
 5.0 ml TF bd + LLINs 296 0.79 0.69–0.86 18.43 11.36–29.90 < 0.001
Anopheles funestus
 Untreated bd + LLINs 122 0.23 0.23–0.23 na na na
 2.5 ml TF bd + LLINs 77 0.14 0.14–0.14 0.54 0.53–0.54 < 0.001
 5.0 ml TF bd + LLINs 74 0.17 0.17–0.18 0.69 0.69–0.69 < 0.001
Culex spp.
 Untreated bd + LLINs 87 0.03 0.02–0.05 na na na
 2.5 ml TF bd + LLINs 70 0.05 0.04–0.08 1.57 0.95–2.57 0.076
 5.0 ml TF bd + LLINs 70 0.06 0.04–0.09 1.67 0.98–2.86 0.061
  1. Abbreviations: n total number of dead mosquitoes collected, OR odd ratios, CI confidence interval, bd basket decoration, LLINs long-lasting insecticidal net and TF transfluthrin
  2. ana = 1 was used as a reference