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Table 1 Comparison of synanthropic flies, Musca domestica and Musca sorbens, collected from baited pot traps

From: Comparing trap designs and methods for assessing density of synanthropic flies in Odisha, India

  n Synanthropic flies
(Median, IQR)
Difference (IRR) 95% CI P-value
Control: non-baited pot trap 428 7.0 (0.0–24.0) Ref.   
Sucrose solution 470 6.5 (1.0–27.0) 1.10 0.45–2.69 0.838
Dry sucrose 304 5.0 (0.5–14.5) 0.71 0.29–1.74 0.455
Tomato 276 5.0 (1.5–17.5) 0.64 0.26–1.58 0.338
M. domestica
 Control: non-baited pot trap 320 3.5 (0.0–18.5) Ref.   
 Sucrose solution 235 4.5 (0.5–12.5) 0.73 0.29–1.88 0.519
 Dry sucrose 214 3.0 (0.0–9.0) 0.67 0.26–1.71 0.401
 Tomato 115 2.0 (0.5–8.5) 0.36 0.14–0.93 0.034
M. sorbens
 Control: non-baited pot trap 108 0.5 (0.0–5.5) Ref.   
 Sucrose solution 235 2.0 (0.0–14.0) 2.18 0.77–6.15 0.143
 Dry sucrose 90 1.0 (0.0–5.5) 0.83 0.29–2.39 0.734
 Tomato 161 1.5 (0.5–4.5) 1.49 0.53–4.23 0.453
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, IQR interquartile range, Ref. reference