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Table 3 Type and number of water-holding containers infested with mosquito larvae or pupae

From: Aedes aegypti abundance, larval indices and risk for dengue virus transmission in Kinondoni district, Tanzania

Type of container Number of containers (containers infested with pupae)
Mikocheni Mwananyamala Mzimuni Total
Larvae Pupae Larvae Pupae Larvae Pupae Larvae Pupae
Cement water tank (1000 L) 3 (2) 3 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) 5 (4) 5 (4)
Flower pot 11 (7) 11 (3) 4 (3) 4 (3) 6 (6) 6 (6) 21 (16) 21 (12)
Plastic container (5–20 L) 5 (3) 5 (2) 2 (0) 2 (0) 10 (3) 10 (2) 17 (6) 17 (4)
Plastic water drum (200 L) 3 (2) 3 (1) 4 (3) 4 (3) 3 (1) 3 (1) 10 (6) 10 (5)
Water tank (> 200 L) 7 (7) 7 (5) 4 (2) 4 (2) 4 (0) 4 (0) 15 (9) 15 (7)
Discarded car tires 45 (38) 45 (27) 19 (18) 19 (18) 45 (38) 45 (38) 109 (94) 109 (83)
Plastic container (< 5 L) 4 (4) 4 (1) 5 (4) 5 (4) 6 (4) 6 (3) 15 (12) 15 (8)
Water bucket (20 L) 19 (8) 19 (5) 26 (12) 26 (9) 40 (5) 40 (3) 85 (25) 85 (17)
Water bottle (12 L) 9 (4) 9 (4) 5 (0) 5 (0) 2 (0) 2 (0) 16 (4) 16 (4)
Others 17 (15) 17 (7) 11 (4) 11 (3) 12 (7) 12 (7) 40 (26) 40 (17)
Total 123 (90) 123 (56) 81 (46) 81 (43) 129 (65) 129 (61) 333 (201) 333 (160)