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Table 2 The annual human biting rates, sporozoite rates, and the annual entomological inoculation rates reported for all three sites and by all three methods for catching mosquitoes, and for the combined data

From: Estimating the annual entomological inoculation rate for Plasmodium falciparum transmitted by Anopheles gambiae s.l. using three sampling methods in three sites in Uganda

Parameter Sampling method Sampling site
Jinja Kanungu Tororo
aHBR (95% CI) HLC 270 (171-391) 1,022 (433-1,859) 7,399 (5,349-9,726)
LT 605 (485-744) 1,460 (1,208-1,736) 18,359 (16,711-20,133)
KDC and ET 94 (52-149) 849 (487-1,278) 6,570 (5,010-8,255)
All 537 (434-656) 1,377 (1,155-1,621) 16,606 (15,133-18,094)
Pf SR (95% CI) (numerator/denominator) HLC 1.4% (0.03-7.5%) (1/71) 2.6% (1.1-5.3%) (7/269) 1.7% (1.2-2.4%) (33/1,946)
LT 0.3% (0.6-1%) (11/1,812) 1.2% (0.9-1.7%) (39/3,069) 1.9% (1.7-2.0%) (531/28,076)
KDC and ET 0 (0-11%) (0/31) 0.35% (0-1.2%) (1/279) 2.5% (1.9-3.3%) (54/2160)
All 0.6% (0.3-1%) (12/1,914) 1.3% (1.0-1.7%) (47/3,617) 1.9% (1.8-2.1%) (618/32,182)
aPf EIR (95% CI) HLC 3.8 (0-11.4) 26.6 (7.6-49.4) 125 (72.2-183)
LT 3.49 (1.59-5.70) 14.4 (9.3 -20.0) 340 (290-394)
KDC and ET 0 3.04 (0-9.1) 164 (113-216)
All 3.2 (1.6-5.1) 14.2 (9.8-19.2) 310 (267-356)
Total number of sampling days HLC 96 96 96
LT 1,151 1,163 1,191
KDC and ET 120 120 120
All 1,367 1,379 1,407
  1. aHBR: annual human biting rate; Pf SR: Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite rate; aPf EIR: annual Plasmodium falciparum entomological inoculation rate.