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Table 3 Temperature and humidity measured indoors before and after midnight in experiment D

From: Measuring ventilation in different typologies of rural Gambian houses: a pilot experimental study

Typology comparison Temperature (oC) (n = 6) Relative Humidity (%) (n = 6)
Control house, mean temp (oC) Test house, mean temp (oC) Difference, mean temp (oC) t p Control house, mean RH % Test house, mean RH % Difference, mean RH % t p
21.00–24.00 h
  31.7 (30.7–32.6) 31.6 (30.7–32.5) 0.1 1.029 0.351 72.2 (68.2–76.2) 78.4 (75.6–81.3) − 6.2 − 3.001 0.030
  30.7 (29.6–31.9) 29.3 (28.2–30.3) 1.5 11.099 < 0.001 81.4 (79.2–83.6) 83.8 (82.2–85.4) − 2.4 − 6.316 0.01
  30.2 (28.5–32.0) 29.8 (27.7–31.2) 0.8 13.458 < 0.001 81.4 (79.6–85.3) 83.8 (75.5–85.1) − 2.4 − 6.316 0.001
  30.2 (28.5–32.0) 29.6 (27.7–31.2) 0.8 13.458 < 0.001 82.5 (79.6–85.3) 80.3 (75.5–85.2) 2.2 2.572 0.050
  30.8 (30.1–31.4) 29.3 (28.6–30.0) 1.5 17.034 < 0.001 85.6 (84.9–86.3) 85.1 (83.8–86.4) 0.5 1.349 0.235
00.00–06.00 h
  30.7 (30.0–31.4) 30.5 (29.8–31.2) 0.2 11.918 < 0.001 76.7 (74.5–78.9) 74.8 (72.2–77.3) 1.9 8.784 <0.001
  29.8 (28.9–30.8) 28.4 (27.5–29.2) 1.5 16.403 < 0.001 80.1 (77.2–82.9) 81.4 (77.6–85.2) − 1.3 − 2.618 0.047
  29.4 (28.2–30.5) 28.6 (27.4–29.7) 0.8 13.093 < 0.001 81.4 (79.2–83.6) 85.4 (83.8–87.1) − 4.0 − 6.985 0.001
  29.2 (27.8–30.5) 28.3 (27.0–29.6) 0.9 15.144 < 0.001 85.3 (83.3–87.2) 83.6 (80.2–87.0) 1.7 2.747 0.040
  29.2 (28.5–29.8) 27.6 (26.9–28.3) 1.6 36.3 < 0.001 87.9 (87.0–88.7) 86.8 (85.5–88.1) 1.1 2.203 0.079