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Table 2 Relative sampling sensitivity of community-based trapping scheme using CDC Light Traps and Ifakara Tent Traps to capture mosquitoes compared with quality assured catches when both operated simultaneously as estimated by generalized linear mixed models

From: A cost-effective, community-based, mosquito-trapping scheme that captures spatial and temporal heterogeneities of malaria transmission in rural Zambia

  Quality assurance Community-based
Trapping method HLC indoor HLC outdoor LT ITT LT ITT
Person trap-nights 20 20 20 20 82 82
Number of houses sampled 20 20 20 20 76 76
Number of clusters surveyed 13 13 13 13 13 13
Mean trap-nights per surveyed house 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1
Mean trap-nights per cluster 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 6.3 6.3
Total catch of female mosquitoes       
Anopheles funestus 174 149 66 46 126 24
Anopheles quadriannulatus 10 2 0 0 63 9
Other anophelines 9 26 0 0 36 1
Culex species 426 394 94 82 224 112
Mean catch [95% confidence interval]       
Anopheles funestus 4.507 3.860 1.498 1.047 0.584 0.101
  [2.115, 9.604] [1.807, 8.244] [0.680, 3.300] [0.468, 2.343] [0.284, 1.201] [0.045, 0.227]
Anopheles quadriannulatus 0.097 0.019 0 0 0.184 0.026
  [0.025, 0.383] [0.003, 0.127] [NE] [NE] [0.086, 0.394] [0.010, 0.070]
Other anophelines 0.005 0.014 0 0 0.016 0.000
  [0.001, 0.046] [0.002, 0.124] [NE] [NE] [0.004, 0.071] [0.000, 0.005]
Culex species 11.941 11.044 1.743 1.374 0.305 0.146
  [5.186, 27.494] [4.795, 25.439] [0.771, 3.943] [0.604, 3.126] [0.145, 0.642] [0.069, 0.312]
Relative rate of capture [95% confidence interval]       
Anopheles funestus 1.00 0.856 0.332*** 0.232*** 0.130*** 0.022***
   [0.688, 1.065] [0.185, 0.596] [0.127, 0.426] [0.079, 0.212] [0.012, 0.041]
Anopheles quadriannulatus 1.00 0.200* 0 0 1.885 0.266
   [0.042, 0.959] [NE] [NE] [0.497, 7.153] [0.061, 1.157]
Other anophelines 1.00 2.889** 0 0 3.215 0.085
   [1.343, 6.213] [NE] [NE] [0.355, 29.131] [0.004, 1.740]
Culex species 1.00 0.925 0.146*** 0.115*** 0.026*** 0.012***
   [0.807, 1.061] [0.075, 0.283] [0.059, 0.224] [0.014, 0.047] [0.007, 0.023]
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001.