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Table 3 Observed situation (land cover) of sampled aquatic habitats

From: Spatial and temporal distribution of the malaria mosquito Anopheles arabiensis in northern Sudan: influence of environmental factors and implications for vector control

  Dongola Merowe Combined
Situation type* No. sampled No. positive % positive No. sampled No. positive % positive No. sampled No. positive % positive
Settlement 429 27 6.3 896 34 3.8 1,325 61 4.6
Palm grove 374 17 4.5 718 50 7.0 1,092 67 6.1
Channel edge 188 69 36.7 182 60 33.0 370 129 34.9
Bare fields 123 17 13.8 184 15 8.2 307 32 10.4
Cultivated fields 117 12 10.3 41 2 4.9 158 14 8.9
Brickworks 51 12 23.5 38 5 13.2 89 17 19.1
All situations 1,282 154 12.0 2,059 166 8.1 3,341 320 9.6
  1. *Excludes eight sites where situation was not recorded