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Table 1 Characteristics of sites and collections

From: Impact of seasonality and malaria control interventions on Anopheles density and species composition from three areas of Uganda with differing malaria endemicity

  Walukuba Kihihi Nagongera
District Jinja Kanungu Tororo
Entomological Inoculation Rate (EIR)a 3.2 14.2 310.0
Transmission intensity at baseline Low Medium High
Households sampled (N) 5212 5414 5376
Total Anopheles collected (n) 4.640 18,474 134,981
Vector density 0.89 3.41 25.11
Mosquito collections    
An. gambiae s.s. (n, %) 1736 (37%) 18,135 (98%) 87,936 (65%)
An. arabiensis (n, %) 2391 (52%) 117 (0.6%) 32,485 (24.2%)
An. funestus s.l. (n, %) 234 (5%) 115 (0.6%) 13,533 (10%)
Other Anopheles (n, %) 279 (6%) 107 (0.6%) 1,027 (0.8%
  1. aInfectious bites per person per year