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Table 2 Summary for the terms tested from mosquito daily abundance

From: The mosquito electrocuting trap as an exposure-free method for measuring human-biting rates by Aedes mosquito vectors

Explanatory variable Aedes aegypti Culex quinquefasciatus
Males ♂ Females ♀ Males ♂ Females ♀
χ2 df P χ2 df P χ2 df P χ2 df P
Sampling effort 3.38 1 0.07 1.95 1 0.16 0.31 1 0.58 15.91 1 < 0.001*
Trap type 2.18 1 0.14 0.60 1 0.44 0.95 1 0.33 1.5 1 0.22
Temperature 0.22 1 0.64 4.62 1 0.03* 0.06 1 0.8 6.86 1 < 0.01*
Relative humidity 1.14 1 0.29 2.17 1 0.14 1.23 1 0.27 1.1 1 0.29
Temperature × Humiditya 2.22 1 0.14 1.24 1 0.26 1.07 1 0.3 1.27 1 0.26
  1. *Significant values
  2. aFixed effect indicating interaction term
  3. Notes: Chi-square (χ2), degrees of freedom (df) and P-values (P) are provided for each sex within species