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Table 5 Blood-feeding rates of Anopheles gambiae s.l., Mansonia and Culex spp

From: Transmission patterns of Plasmodium falciparum by Anopheles gambiae in Benin

  Anopheles gambiae s.l. Mansonia and Culex spp
Areas Total Fed Blood-feeding rate (%) P Total Fed Blood-feeding rate (%) P
Allada 29 29 100.0a 0.0004 33 29 87.87a 0.0009
Dassa 23 13 56.52b 202 97 48.01b
Parakou 51 41 80.39ab 124 90 72.58a
Kandi 253 187 73.91b 301 230 76.41a
Malanville 811 759 93.58a   850 790 92.94a  
  1. Blood-feeding rates which carry same letters in exposant were not significantly different (p > 0.05); P = P-value.