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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