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Table 3 Abdominal status of An.gambiae s.l mosquitoes collected between June 2016 and May 2017 in Metema-West Armachiho lowlands, Northwest Ethiopia (N = 501)

From: Anopheles gambiae s.l (Diptera: Culicidae) seasonal abundance, abdominal status and parity rates in Metema-Armachiho lowland, Northwest Ethiopia

Season Abdominal status Total n (%) χ2
value
P-Value
Unfed
n (%)
Fed
n (%)
Gravid n (%)
Jun-Aug 2016 197 (72.4) 49 (18.0) 26 (9.6) 272 (100)   
Sep-Nov 2016 80 (83.3) 10 (10.4) 6 (6.3) 96 (100) 43.7 < 0.05*
Dec 2016-Feb 2017 61 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 61 (100)
Mar-May 2017 47 (65.3) 13 (18.0) 12 (16.7) 72 (100)
Total 385 (76.8) 72 (14.4) 44 (8.8) 501 (100)
  1. *Statistically significant