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Table 2 Total and mean marginal number (Estimated by GEE model) of Anopheles funestus collected by level of intervention and type of shade cloth; and the efficacy, expressed in terms of incidence rate ratio (IRR) of mosquito entry in treated houses compared to untreated houses, of the materials against the entry of Anopheles funestus into houses in Furvela village

From: Netting barriers to prevent mosquito entry into houses in southern Mozambique: a pilot study

Factors Number collected Mean (95% Wald CI) IRR (95% Wald CI) P value
No intervention 3874 28.9 (24.9 – 33.5) 1  
Gables 2873 21.9 (19.4 – 24.9) 0.75 (0.62 – 0,91) 0.004
Gable and Eaves 2901 23.4 (19.8 – 27.6) 0.8 (0.64 – 1.01) 0.056
No shadecloth 3372 43.4 (38.0 – 49.6) 1  
Zero vector 3476 39.6 (34.0 – 46.0) 0.92 (0.76 – 1.12) 0.40
Maxixe cloth 1220 13.0 (10.7 – 15.7) 0.3 (0.25 – 0.37) <0.001
Bed net 1580 16.3 (14.4 – 18.4) 0.39 (0.32 – 0.46) <0.001