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Table 2 Factors affecting presence of mosquito larvae in breeding habitats on Nyabondo plateau, western Kenya

From: Efficacy of neem chippings for mosquito larval control under field conditions

Factor Factor level Frequency (n) Percentage Chi-square df Significance
Habitat stability Permanent 214 63.13    
  Temporary 125 36.87 22.317 1 0.000
Habitat origin Man-made 326 96.17    
  Natural 13 3.83 0.873 1 0.350
Water origin Surface run-off 279 82.30    
  Underground 60 17.70 5.254 1 0.022
Habitat size <10 45 13.27    
  >100 50 14.75    
  10 - 100 244 71.98 9.822 2 0.007
Water movement No 301 88.79    
  Yes 38 11.21 0.768 1 0.381
Vegetation Absent 149 43.95    
  Present 190 56.05 11.547 1 0.001