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Table 3 Mean number of mosquitoes of different taxa, collected inside the Swai huts, Shamba house replicas or the real Shamba houses during the field experiments in the four villages

From: Studies on mosquito biting risk among migratory rice farmers in rural south-eastern Tanzania and development of a portable mosquito-proof hut

House type A. gambiae
Mean [LCI–UCI]
A. funestus
Mean [LCI–UCI]
Culex species
Mean [LCI–UCI]
Mansonia species
Mean [LCI–UCI]
Field tests against Shamba hut replicas
 Swai hut protoype (N = 16) 0
[0–0]
0
[0–0]
0
[0–0]
0
[0–0]
 Shamba house replicas (N = 16) 30.2
[18.2–42.2]
2.9
[1.9–3.9]
11.8
[5.8–17.8]
59.8
[36.8–87.8]
Field tests against actual Shamba huts
 Swai hut prototype (N = 30) 0.3
[0.1–0.7]
0.4
[0.0–0.8]
0.1
[0.0–0.2]
0.1
[0–0.3]
 Shamba houses (N = 90) 3.2
[2–4.5]
7.2
[5.3–9.1]
1.6
[1.0–2.1]
0.3
[0.0–0.6]