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Table 4 Mean (95% CI) Anopheles larval densities in habitats upland and in the floodplain

From: Identifying the most productive breeding sites for malaria mosquitoes in The Gambia

  Upland Floodplain p*
Ricefields 10.0 (3.3–30.3)b 2.7 (1.9–3.7)b 0.239
Pools 3.1 (2.0–4.8)b 26.9 (8.2–87.6)a 0.027
Puddles 47.7 (29.5–77.1)b 5.00 (2.6–9.7)b 0.050
Man-made pits 23.8 (5.4–104.8)b - n/a
Floodwater - 4.3 (3.1–6.1)b n/a
Stream fringes - 5.1 (3.0–8.6)b n/a
p* 0.066 0.027  
  1. a, b: different letters in lines (p < 0.05) or rows (p < 0.0125) indicate significance (in floodplain only comparison between pools and other habitats was run)
  2. *Kruskall-Wallis-Test