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Table 3 Man-biting rates of female Anopheles mosquitoes in the study sites

From: Mind the weather: a report on inter-annual variations in entomological data within a rural community under insecticide-treated wall lining installation in Kwara State, Nigeria

Period Intervention site Control site
Actual values Transformed values Actual values Transformed values
Year I Year II Year I Year II Year I Year II Year I Year II
October 0.21 1.99 0.84 1.58 1.38 2.96 1.37 1.86
November 0.53 0.10 1.01 0.77 2.33 1.44 1.68 1.39
December 0.03 0.00 0.73 0.71 1.50 2.01 1.41 1.58
January 0.00 0.05 0.71 0.74 1.31 1.70 1.35 1.48
February 0.00 0.00 0.71 0.71 1.34 1.49 1.36 1.41
March 0.08 0.25 0.76 0.87 1.39 1.86 1.37 1.54
April 0.71 1.57 1.10 1.44 1.88 3.30 1.54 1.95
May 0.37 0.95 0.93 1.20 1.86 2.13 1.54 1.62
June 0.25 0.28 0.87 0.88 0.81 0.78 1.14 1.13
July 0.28 0.24 0.88 0.86 0.94 0.89 1.20 1.18
August 0.04 0.84 0.73 1.16 0.86 2.73 1.17 1.79
September 1.19 2.77 1.30 1.81 4.76 4.97 2.29 2.34
Mean ± SD    0.88 ± 0.18 1.06 ± 0.38    1.45 ± 0.31 1.61 ± 0.34
  1. Mean man-biting rates were significantly higher in the second year compared to the first year in both intervention (P = 0.012) and control (P = 0.010) sites