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Table 5 Summary results obtained for free flying wild culicidae (72 nights) in experimental huts

From: Field efficacy of a new deltamethrin long lasting insecticidal net (LifeNet©) against wild pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae in Benin

  Untreated Net LifeNet 0 wash LifeNet 20 washes LifeNet 30 washes CTN 25 mg/m2 Exhaust CTN 25 mg/m2 20 washes
Total females caught 689ab 871a 704ab 654b 825ab 738ab
females caught/night 9.-56 12.-09 9.-77 9.-08 11.-45 10.-25
Deterrency (%) −26 −2 5 −20 −7
Total females veranda 231 338 309 260 276 339
Exophily (%) 34a 39b 44bc 40b 33a 46c
95% Confidence limits 30–37 36–42 40–48 36–44 30–37 42–50
Induced Exophily (%) 16 31 19 NS 37
Total females blood fed 224 12 13 15 40 79
Blood fed (%) 33a 1c 2c 2c 5b 11d
95% Confidence limits 29–36 1.-2 1.-3 1.-3 3.-6 8.-13
Blood feeding inhib. (%) 96 94 93 85 67
Total females dead 79 846 662 599 687 440
Overall mortality (%) 11a 97c 94d 92d 83b 60e
95% Confidence limits 9.-14 96–98 92–96 89–94 81–86 56–63
Corrected for control (%) 97 93 91 81 54
  1. CTN conventionally deltamethrin-treated nets. Values in the same column sharing different letter superscript differ significantly (logistic regression, P = 0.00)