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Table 1 Results of field evaluation of the repellent activities of MyggA, DEET, 20% neem oil and 20% chinaberry oil against An. arabiensis in Sodere, Ethiopia

From: Repellent efficacy of DEET, MyggA, neem (Azedirachta indica) oil and chinaberry (Melia azedarach) oil against Anopheles arabiensis, the principal malaria vector in Ethiopia

Time (hr) MyggA DEET neem oil chinaberry oil Edible oil Control
19:00–20:00 0 0 0 1 2 15
20:00–21:00 0 0 0 12 19 35
21:00–22:00 0 0 1 16 27 53
22:00–23:00 0 0 4 23 25 51
23:00–24:00 0 0 30 27 37 57
24:00–1:00 0 0 29 14 51 60
1:00–2:00 6 0 17 6 22 50
2:00–3:00 5 0 9 6 12 22
3:00–4:00 4 2 15 10 10 30
4:00–5:00 0 2 9 2 4 13
5:00–6:00 0 0 1 0 1 10
Total 15 4 115 117 210 396
MPP       
(95% CI) 96 (92–100) 98 (96–100) 71 (58–84) 70 (63–77) 55 (45–65) 0
MCPT 6 hrs 8 hrs 3 hrs 1 hr 0 0
  1. MCPT = Mean Complete Protection Time and MPP = Mean Percent Protection.