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Table 1 Characteristics of the different types of breeding habitats recorded in the city of Yaoundé

From: Spatial distribution of Anopheles gambiae sensu lato larvae in the urban environment of Yaoundé, Cameroon

Types of sites Number of sites (%) % with anopheline larvae % with size < 1 m % > 25 vegetation coverage % with algae % with culicine larvae
Puddles 273 (51.6) 50.5 44.3 17.2 17.9 22
Tire prints 68 (12.9) 67.6 58.8 2.9 7.3 22.1
Foot prints 11 (2.1) 91 81 10 0 41
Wells 62 (11.7) 17.7 51.6 11.3 30.6 11.3
Drains 60 (11.3) 25 41.7 36.7 45 21.7
Furrows 44 (8.3) 29.5 15.9 36.4 18.2 29.5
Artificial containersa 4 (0.8) 25 100 0 25 0
Othersb 7 (1.3) 14.3 0 28.6 14.3 42.9
  1. aTyres and buckets; bPonds, pits and Rivers edges