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Table 6 Mean adult larval densities per habitat characteristic and odds ratio for presence vs. absence of larvae in habitat in comparison to pools for Kanungu district

From: Identification and characterization of immature Anopheles and culicines (Diptera: Culicidae) at three sites of varying malaria transmission intensities in Uganda

  Larval density (per dip) Regression analysis
Mean 95% CI OR 95% CI p-value
Habitat type
 Pool 0.981 0.325 1.638 1    
 Artificial pond 1.274 0.230 2.319 1.344 0.435 4.156 0.603
 Container 0.334 − 0.994 1.661 0.255 0.086 0.664 0.008
 Foot print 1.298 0.282 2.314 1.328 0.503 3.482 0.562
 Fresh water marsh 0.800 0.354 1.246 2.043 0.966 4.377 0.063
 Open drain 0.519 − 0.598 1.637 0.669 0.237 1.778 0.429
 Rice field 8.626 6.991 9.262 2.143 1.213 4.075 0.023
 River fringe 0.014 − 1.162 0.934 0.192 0.078 0.523 0.001
 Sand pit 1.587 0.183 2.990 0.750 0.208 2.458 0.642
 Water channel 1.466 0.939 1.992 0.659 0.349 1.246 0.197
Habitat size
 < 10 m perimeter 0.068 − 0.481 0.346 1    
 > 100 m perimeter 2.089 1.469 2.708 1.747 0.929 3.274 0.082
 10–100 m perimeter 0.910 0.460 1.361 1.485 0.912 2.419 0.111
  1. CI 95% confidence interval, OR odds ratio