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Table 2 Parameters used for the four endemic-malaria sites

From: Alterations in mosquito behaviour by malaria parasites: potential impact on force of infection

  Gonotrophic cycle length/days # Pre-infectious cycles Total mortality per feeding cycle Daily mortality Pre-bite mortality Post-bite mortality
Butelgut 3.7 2 42.8%    
All-daily     14.0% 0 0
All-feeding     0 24.4% 24.4%
Kankiya 3 3 17.0%    
All-daily     6.0% 0 0
All-feeding     0 8.9% 8.9%
Namawala 2.7 4 39.6%    
All-daily     17.0% 0 0
All-feeding     0 22.25% 22.25%
Kaduna 2 5 19.0%    
All-daily     10.0% 0 0
All-feeding     0 10.0% 10.0%
  1. First three data columns, published estimates. Second three data columns, mortality values estimated from measured feeding cycle mortality rates, allocated across the feeding cycle according to the mortality scenarios described above (Table 1). For more information about these data sets please see [9].