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Table 4 Factors that influence abundance of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus in rooms in Ahafo area of Ghana (Nov 2006-Aug 2007)

From: Baseline malaria vector transmission dynamics in communities in Ahafo mining area in Ghana

Variables Number (%) Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval p
Presence of eaves gaps     
No 302 (49.0) 1   
Yes 206 (63.4) 1.80 (1.37, 2.37) <0.01
Type of roof     
Corrugated zinc roof 442 (52.4) 1   
Mud concrete/logs roof 25 (62.5) 1.52 (0.79, 2.92) 0.01
Thatch roof 41 (71.9) 2.33 (1.29, 4.22)  
Bed net use     
No 246 (50.0) 1   
Yes 262 (58.2) 1.39 (1.08, 1.80) 0.01
Insecticide spray     
No 468 (53.3) 1   
Yes 40 (63.5) 1.52 (0.90, 2.59) 0.12
Mosquito coil     
No 390 (52.1) 1   
Yes 118 (61.1) 1.44 (1.05, 1.99) 0.03
Smoky fire     
No 502 (53.8) 1   
Yes 6 (85.7) 5.16 (0.62, 11.05) 0.13
Scented leaves     
No 505 (53.8) 1   
Yes 3 (0.59) 0.44 (0.04, 4.92) 0.51
Repellent creams     
No 493 (53.7) 1   
Yes 15 (65.2) 1.62 (0.68, 3.85) 0.28
Area     
Impact 290 (52.7) 1   
Non-Impact 218 (55.6) 1.12 (0.87, 1.46) 0.38