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Table 1 Morphometric parameters related to the linear dimension of the population of Aedes aegypti eggs from the Counties of São Paulo- SP and Caxias—MA according to measures of central tendency and dispersion

From: Aedes aegypti: egg morphology and embryonic development

  Central tendency and dispersion measures
Morphometric attributes Mean 95% Confidence interval Maximum value Minimum value
Eggs collected in Sao Paulo Length 581.45 ± 39.73 569.65–593.25 655.20 521.40
Width 175.36 ± 11.59 171.92–178.80 199.60 156.50
Length/width 3.32 ± 0.26 3.24–3.40 4.13 2.78
Diameter 18.75 ± 1.92 18.18–19.32 22.18 14.27
Eggs collected in Maranhão Length 580.09 ± 32.30 569.33–590.86 642.40 522.30
Width 166.75 ± 19.76 160.16–173.34 212.00 135.00
Length/width 3.51 ± 0.35 3.39–3.65 4.24 2.57
Diameter 20.79 ± 1.94 20.14–21.43 24.85 17.03