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Table 3 The association of Anopheles mosquitoes blood meal sources with host preference

From: Blood meal profile and positivity rate with malaria parasites among different malaria vectors in Sudan

Meal source Vector identification Total P value
An. arabiensis An. rufipes An. stephensi
Human 151 (57.4%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 151 (55.1%) 0.001
Cattle 184 (70.0%) 0 (0.0%) 9 (100%) 193 (70.4%) 0.014
Goat 29 (11.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 29 (10.6%) 0.508
Dog 1 (0.4%) 2 (100%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (1.1%) 0.001
Bird 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.986
Reptile 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.986