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Table 1 Relative sampling sensitivity of community-based (CB) and quality assurance (QA) surveys of mosquitoes with ITT, compared with QA surveys by human landing catch (HLC), as estimated by generalized linear models (GLM)

From: An affordable, quality-assured community-based system for high-resolution entomological surveillance of vector mosquitoes that reflects human malaria infection risk patterns

Method Number caught Trap nights Locations surveyed Mean trap nights per location Mean Catch [95%CI] Relative rate [95%CI] P
Anopheles gambiae s.l.
CB-ITT 208 8171 615 13.29 0.026 [0.021,0.033] 0.079 [0.051,0.121] <0.001
QA-ITT 53 931 293 3.18 0.057 [0.039,0.085] 0.182 [0.101,0.328] <0.001
QA-HLC 187 335 240 1.39 0.560 [0.385, 0.815] 1.00* NA
Culex spp
CB-ITT 287,398 8171 615 13.29 20.7 [19.3, 22.0] 0.153 [0.137, 0. 171] <0.001
QA-ITT 35,642 931 293 3.18 27.1 [23.9, 30.8] 0.215 [0.190, 0. 243] <0.001
QA-HLC 49,121 335 240 1.39 147.7 [133. 8,163.0] 1.00* NA
  1. NA: not applicable.
  2. CI: confidence interval.
  3. * Reference category.