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Table 2 Larval habitat types and the presence of larvae during the dry and rainy seasons

From: Larval habitat diversity and Anopheles mosquito species distribution in different ecological zones in Ghana

Habitat type Total no. (%) of breeding habitats No. (%) of habitats with mosquito larvae present No. (%) of habitats with Anopheles spp. present
Dry Rainy Dry Rainy Dry Rainy
Concrete well 8 (5.71) 30 (12.35) 1 (1.89) 10 (9.09) 0 (0.00) 9 (12.50)
Dug-out well 30 (21.43) 12 (4.94) 18 (33.96) 8 (7.27) 16 (39.02) 6 (8.33)
Natural pond 29 (20.71) 17 (7.00) 7 (13.21) 5 (4.55) 3 (7.32) 3 (4.17)
Man-made pond 23 (16.43) 81 (33.33) 10 (18.87) 47 (42.73) 9 (21.95) 22 (30.56)
Drainage ditch 18 (12.86) 5 (2.06) 7 (13.21) 1 (0.91) 4 (9.76) 1 (1.39)
Puddle 5 (3.57) 19 (7.82) 2 (3.77) 4 (3.64) 2 (4.88) 4 (5.56)
Tyre track 0 (0.00) 30 (12.35) 0 (0.00) 5 (4.55) 0 (0.00) 2 (2.78)
Footprint 1 (0.71) 4 (1.65) 0 (0.00) 3 (2.73) 0 (0.00) 3 (4.17)
Hoofprint 1 (0.71) 10 (4.12) 0 (0.00) 4 (3.64) 0 (0.00) 2 (2.78)
Swamp 19 (13.57) 25 (10.29) 4 (7.55) 15 (13.64) 4 (9.76) 12 (16.67)
Furrow 6 (4.29) 10 (4.12) 4 (7.55) 8 (7.27) 3 (7.32) 8 (11.11)
Total 140 (100) 243 (100) 53 (100) 110 (100) 41 (100) 72 (100)
  1. Numbers in parenthesis are percentages