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Table 2 Mortality and blood-feeding outcomes of anopheline mosquitoes collected in the ICON Maxx experimental hut trials in Muheza and Moshi, Tanzania in 2008

From: Evaluation of ICON Maxx, a long-lasting treatment kit for mosquito nets: experimental hut trials against anopheline mosquitoes in Tanzania

  Untreated net ICON Maxx ICON Maxx CTN CTN
Number of washes 0 0 20 Cut off 20
Anopheles funestus      
 Total dead 8 92 45 89 91
 % mortality corrected for control 0a 74.6b 57.7bc 51.6c 39.6d
 % overall killing effect 0a 37.8bc 16.7b 34.5c 37.4bc
 Total blood-fed 81 23 20 41 88
 % blood-feeding inhibition 0a 48.3b 27.9b 32.7b 0a
 % personal protection 0ab 71.6c 75.3c 49.2ac 0b
Anopheles gambiae      
 Total dead 6 30 26 21 37
 % mortality corrected for control 0a 71.4b 66.3b 32.7c 39.8c
 % overall killing effect 0a 30.4b 25.3b 19b 39.2b
 Total blood fed 48 3 10 25 34
 % blood-feeding inhibition 0a 85.2b 46.8a 11.3a 19.2a
 % personal protection 0a 93.8b 79.2bc 47.9ac 29.2a
Anopheles arabiensis      
 Total dead 15 181 233 183 160
 % mortality corrected for control 0a 47.4b 41.9b 29.8c 35.7c
 % overall killing effect 0a 34.4b 45.1b 34.8b 30b
 Total blood fed 131 40 44 52 54
 % blood-feeding inhibition 0a 60bc 69.6b 66.5bc 53c
 % personal protection 0a 69.5b 66.4b 60.3b 58.8b
  1. Numbers in the same row sharing a letter superscript do not differ significantly (P >0.05)