The predicted effects of insecticide-treated bednets upon vector bionomics and malaria transmission as a function of the ability of mosquitoes to avoid them. The effects increasing absolute coverage (C) upon effective coverage (C*), survival per feeding cycle (P
*), human blood index (Q
*), annual human biting rate (B
), sporozoite prevalence (S) and annual entomological inoculation rate (EIR) are depicted as a function of increasing ability to avoid the intervention (increasing α).