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Table 1 Host availability, blood meal analyses, and forage ratio of Anopheles arabiensis

From: Chicken volatiles repel host-seeking malaria mosquitoes

Hosts Host availability Blood meal Forage ratio
Indoor Outdoor Indoor Outdoor
No. No. % No. %
Human 6706 523 69 81 20 2.2 0.6
Cattle 9970 139 18 260 63 0.4 1.3
Goat 849 25 3.3 21 5 0.8 1.3
Sheep 481 15 2 11 2.6 0.9 1.1
Chicken 3194 0 0 1 0.2 0 0
Mixed 39 5.2 26 6.3
Unidentified 15 2 16 3.8
  1. Host availability is denoted by number of host individuals (No.) present in the three villages. Blood meals were analysed and reported as both number of individual events (No.) and percent (%) of the total number of individuals feeding on a particular host