Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Toolkit for Monitoring and Evaluation of Indoor Residual Spraying for Visceral Leishmaniasis Control in the Indian Subcontinent: Application and Results

Table 5

Findings of outcome indicator: Sandfly density.

Mean number P. argentipes % reduction attributed*
InterventionSentinelControlInterventionSentinel

Samastipur, Muzaffarpur, Vaishali (India)
 (i) Baseline2.812.262.19
 (ii) 2 weeks followup0.242.432.54−103.91−7.96
 (iii) 4 weeks followup0.52.492.53−94.31−4.87
 (iv) 5 months followup1.151.832.06−54.45−13.27
Sunsari, Morang, Saptari (Nepal)
 (i) Baseline5.084.7116.92
 (ii) 2 weeks followup0.270.1915.92−75.00−74.73
 (iii) 4 weeks followup1.453.798.3896.65161.78
 (iv) 5 months followup2.211.567.67125.59129.51
Fulbaria (Bangladesh)
 (i) Baseline13.9427.49
 (ii) 2 weeks followup
 (iii) 4 weeks followup3.5311.1942.25
 (iv) 5 months followup2.6415.991.43
Trishal (Bangladesh)
 (i) Baseline5.44.5
 (ii) 2 weeks followup
 (iii) 4 weeks followup1.221.22−16.67
 (iv) 5 months followup0.060.32−21.48

*Note: negative and positive signs represent reduction and increment of P. argentipes after intervention, respectively.

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