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Table 3 Sex differences in survival times and curves of An. gambiae, stratified by nutritional regime (log-rank test)

From: Effect of discriminative plant-sugar feeding on the survival and fecundity of Anopheles gambiae

Nutritional regime Males (N) Means ± SE (in days) Females (N) Means ± SE (in days) χ2* P
Glucose (6%) (148) 17.3 ± 0.6 (151) 17.2 ± 0.6 0.004 0.94
T. stans (145) 14.2 ± 0.8 (154) 13.2 ± 0.6 0.89 0.34
S. didymobotrya (131) 11.9 ± 0.5 (142) 11.4 ± 0.5 0.01 0.88
R. communis (143) 10.9 ± 0.5 (142) 12.6 ± 0.6 3.07 0.07
H. patens (136) 8.1 ± 0.4 (150) 7.4 ± 0.4 0.88 0.34
L. camara (149) 7.6 ± 0.3 (145) 6.7 ± 0.3 2.93 0.08
P. hysterophorus (138) 4.7 ± 0.3 (141) 4.7 ± 0.3 0.002 0.96
Water (-ve control) (148) 3.8 ± 0.1 (149) 3.8 ± 0.1 0.01 0.90
None (2nd -ve control) (144) 2.9 ± 0.07 (143) 3.1 ± 0.07 2.58 0.10
  1. * Test statistic for log-rank analysis: survival distribution between male and female mosquitoes in each respective nutritional regime
  2. N is number of mosquitoes tested
  3. SE is standard error of mean.