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Table 1 Mean density of people, bed nets and domesticated animals per house within the three study sites

From: Malaria vectors and their blood-meal sources in an area of high bed net ownership in the western Kenya highlands

  Ebulako Muluhoro Inavi Total
Houses per site 70 60 63 193
Houses sampled 1 53 (75.7) 49 (81.7) 51 (81.0) 153 (79.3)
Persons 3.68 (3.18–4.18)a 4.16 (3.53–4.80)a 3.31 (2.86–3.77)a 3.71 (3.41–4.02)
Bed nets 2.13 (1.80–2.46)a 1.67 (1.27–2.08)a,b 1.43 (1.14–1.72)b 1.75 (1.55–1.95)
Houses sampled 2 23 (32.9) 70 (116.7) 59 (93.7) 152 (78.8)
Cats 0.22 (0.04–0.40)a 0.16 (0.07–0.24)a 0.14 (0.05–0.23)a 0.16 (0.10–0.22)
Chickens 2.09 (0.55–3.62)a 2.81 (1.59–4.04)a 4.81 (2.80–6.82)a 3.48 (2.49–4.47)
Cows 1.09 (0.31–1.87)a 0.73 (0.44–1.02)a 1.37 (0.88–1.87)a 1.03 (0.77–1.29)
Dogs 0.17 (−0.19–0.53)a 0.04 (−0.02–0.11)a 0.19 (0.02–0.35)a 0.12 (0.03–0.20)
Goats 0.43 (−0.13–1.00)a 0.23 (0.05–0.41)a 0.32 (0.09–0.56)a 0.30 (0.15–0.44)
Sheep 0 0.13 (−0.01–0.27)a 0.05 (−0.05–0.15)a 0.08 (0.00–0.15)
  1. Numbers in parentheses are percentages for houses sampled and are 95 % CI for the others
  2. Letters following numbers indicate the results of Tukey–Kramer HSD tests. Values with the same letter in a row were not statistically significant at P < 0.05