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Table 7 Mean adult larval densities per habitat characteristic and odds ratio for presence vs. absence of larvae in habitat in comparison to pools for Tororo 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 1.912 0.842 2.981 1    
 Foot print 2.905 0.464 5.347 0.470 0.020 4.974 0.558
 Fresh water marsh 1.118 − 1.342 3.578 0.187 0.005 2.723 0.259
 Puddle 3.074 1.610 4.538 1.058 0.151 7.007 0.953
 Rice field 1.559 1.096 2.021 4.212 1.225 14.557 0.028
 Water channel 1.396 0.786 2.006 0.967 0.293 3.333 0.956
Habitat size
 < 10 m perimeter 1.669 1.015 2.323 1    
 > 100 m perimeter 2.076 0.701 3.451 2.947 0.357 71.828 0.387
 10–100 m perimeter 2.237 1.428 3.047 3.588 1.177 14.185 0.039
  1. CI 95% confidence interval, OR odds ratio