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Table 1 Entomological indices for Aedes spp. for the four survey sites in the rainy and dry seasons, Kinshasa 2018

From: High Aedes spp. larval indices in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

   Total Lingwala Ndjili Mont Ngafula Kalamu
No. of containers inspected Rainy/dry season 5079/1657 821/180 2550/665 1164/634 544/178
 Container index (%)a Rainy season 14.98 17.90 7.84 28.18 15.81
Dry season 10.02 21.67 4.51 12.30 10.67
No. of houses inspected Rainy/dry season 1678/1598 400/399 479/399 399/400 400/400
 Breteau index (no. positive containers/100 houses)b Rainy season 45.35 36.75 41.75 82.21 21.50
Dry season 10.39 9.77 7.52 19.50 4.75
 House index (%)c Rainy season 27.53 22.25 27.97 44.86 15.00
Dry season 7.63 7.02 6.52 13.25 3.75
 Pupal index (no. pupae/100 houses)d Rainy season 128.00 90.00 126.00 246.00 50.00
Dry season 15.00 13.00 9.00 20.00 19.00
  1. aNumber of containers positive for immature stages of Aedes spp. per 100 inspected containers
  2. bNumber of containers positive for immature stages of Aedes spp. per 100 inspected houses
  3. cNumber of houses positive for at least one container with immature stages of Aedes spp. per 100 inspected houses
  4. dNumber of Aedes spp. pupae per 100 inspected houses