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Table 1 Repeated measure MANOVA comparison of habitat stability between hilltop and stream areas during and after the rainy season.

From: Habitat stability and occurrences of malaria vector larvae in western Kenya highlands

Parameters (mean ± SE) During rain After rain
Hilltop Stream area Hilltop Stream area
Number of days surveyed 121 84
Number of habitats surveyed 32 55 47 81
Mean duration that habitat remains aquatic (days) 16.71 ± 2.39 A 50.19 ± 2.65 B 15.68 ± 2.45 a 63.98 ± 2.83 b
Mean number of times that habitat dried up 3.75 ± 0.22 A 1.96 ± 0.17 B 2.62 ± 0.18 a 0.42 ± 0.14 b
Mean daily percentage that habitats were aquatic 63.77 ± 3.49 A 91.76 ± 3.49 B 44.62 ± 4.59 C 89.90 ± 4.59 B
  1. Columns not connected by the same letter are significantly different at a level of α = 0.05 (Tukey-Kramer HSD test), lower-case and capital letters indicate independent tests