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Table 7 Monthly means of biting pressure, sporozoite infection in females (determined by ELISA), and the frequency of entomological inoculation (EIR)

From: Large-scale field trial of attractive toxic sugar baits (ATSB) for the control of malaria vector mosquitoes in Mali, West Africa

AIndoor treated sitesIndoor control sitesMonthly EIR reduction (%)P-value
MonthMonthly Ave BPAve testedbAve # infectedInfection rate (IR)Monthly EIRMonthly Ave BPAve testedbAve # infectedInfection rate (IR)Monthly EIR
Apr162.8610.860.000.00000.00147.869.860.000.00000.00N/AN/A
May124.298.290.000.00000.00111.437.430.000.00000.00N/AN/A
Jun117.867.860.000.00000.00227.1414.860.290.02004.37100.000.3085
Jul720.0048.000.290.01004.29962.1464.141.290.020019.2977.760.0880
Aug1527.86101.570.290.00304.301746.43116.863.000.030044.8390.41< 0.001
Sept1714.29114.290.710.010010.711797.86119.864.710.040070.7184.85< 0.001
Oct548.5736.570.430.01006.43949.2963.293.140.050047.1486.36< 0.001
Nov126.438.430.000.00000.00364.2924.290.290.01004.29100.000.9999
Dec47.143.140.000.00000.00177.8611.860.000.00000.00N/AN/A
BOutdoor treated sitesOutdoor control sitesMonthly EIR reduction (%)P-value
MonthMonthly Ave BPAve TestedbAve # InfectedInfection Rate (IR)Monthly EIRMonthly Ave BPAve TestedbAve # InfectedInfection Rate (IR)Monthly EIR
Apr90.006.000.000.00000.00102.866.860.000.00000.00N/AN/A
May72.864.860.000.00000.0070.714.710.000.00000.00N/AN/A
Jun69.004.600.000.00000.00255.0017.000.140.01002.14100.000.9279
Jul469.2931.290.000.00000.00805.7155.291.140.020016.66100.000.0050
Aug1407.86102.000.430.00406.451534.2993.862.860.030042.8684.950.0010
Sept1673.57114.860.430.00406.451729.29111.433.860.030057.9388.87< 0.001
Oct370.7124.710.140.01002.14831.4355.143.290.060049.5495.68< 0.001
Nov127.508.500.000.00000.00287.1419.140.140.01002.14100.000.9279
Dec37.502.500.000.00000.0092.146.140.000.00000.00N/AN/A
  1. Measurements were made using human landing catches. A) Indoor B) Outdoor
  2. N/A Not applicable, no reduction
  3. aBP = (#bites/person/night)
  4. bAverage out of a maximum sample size of 150/village
  5. IR = # Infected/# tested
  6. Horizontal line = ATSB treatment