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Table 2 Rainfall, periods of sampling, number of traps and number of mosquitoes collected in Kirare during the period 2004-2009

From: Is the current decline in malaria burden in sub-Saharan Africa due to a decrease in vector population?

Year 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Period of mosquito sampling (day/month/year) 1/1/2004-
31/12/2004
1/1/2005-
31/12/2005
1/1/2006-
31/12/2006
1/1/2007-
31/12/2007
1/1/2008-
31/12/2008
1/1/2009-
31/12/2009
Total rainfall for period of mosquito sampling (mm) 1,243 843 1,254 1,348 870 987
No. weekdays of mosquito sampling 253 245 247 250 246 248
No. of traps used
(mean no. of traps per weekday)
2,428
(9.27)
2,376
(9.14)
2,332
(9.00)
2,386
(9.14)
2,310
(8.85)
2,368
(9.07)
Total no. of collected An. gambiae
(average no. per trap)
2,657
(1.0943)
88
(0.0370)
686
(0.2942)
533
(0.2234)
410
(0.1775)
9
(0.0038)
Total no. of collected An. funestus
(average no. per trap)
2,725
(1.1223)
470
(0.1978)
76
(0.0326)
272
(0.1140)
939
(0.4065)
5
(0.0021)
Total no. of collected Culex quinquefasciatus
(average no. per trap)
4,081
(1.6808)
5,507
(2.3177)
6,171
(2.6462)
5,403
(2.2645)
4,115
(1.7814)
2,396
(1.0118)
  1. Data collected during the periods 10th November 2003 - 31st December 2004 are not presented in the table but are included in the statistical analysis.