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Table 6 Summary results obtained for free flying wild Anopheles gambiae (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 87a 65a 69a 76a 62a 86a
females caught/night 1.20 0.90 0.96 1.05 0.86 1.19
Deterrency (%) 25 21 13 29 1
Total females veranda 13 36 41 47 33 33
Exophily (%) 15 a 55 b 59 b 62 b 53 bc 38 c
95% Confidence limits 7–22 43–67 48–71 51–73 41–66 28–49
Induced Exophily (%) 271 298 314 256 157
Total females blood fed 33 3 1 8 9 26
Blood fed (%) 38 a 5 bc 1c 11b 15b 30a
95% Confidence limits 28–48 0–10 0–4 4.-17 6.-23 21–40
Blood feeding inhib. (%) 88 96 72 62 20
Total females dead 1 49 48 42 27 22
Overall mortality (%) 1a 75c 70cd 55bd 44b 26e
95% Confidence limits 0–3 65–86 59–80 44–66 31–56 16–35
Corrected for control (%) 75 69 55 43 25
  1. CTN conventionally deltamethrin-treated nets. Values in the same column sharing different letter superscript differ significantly (logistic regression, P = 0.00)