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Table 4 Predictors of human blood index: univariable and multivariable regression models

From: Using the human blood index to investigate host biting plasticity: a systematic review and meta-regression of the three major African malaria vectors

Predictors Univariable Multivariable
POR (95% CI) R2 POR (95% CI) R2
Anopheles species   0.11   0.40
 An. arabiensis 1.00   1.00  
 An. gambiaea 1.50 (0.95–2.36)   1.62 (1.09–2.42)  
 An. funestus 1.95 (1.34–2.85)   1.84 (1.35–2.52)  
Location   0.29   
 Outdoor only 1.00   1.00  
 Indoor only 2.83 (2.04–3.93)   2.74 (2.00–3.75)  
 Both 3.98 (3.14–5.06)   4.20 (3.13–5.62)  
  1. POR prevalence odds ratio
  2. aMost studies did not specify M/S form of An. gambiae (and pre-dated the renaming of these forms as An. coluzzii and An. gambiae s.s., respectively)