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Table 4 Diversity of mosquito breeding grounds in Kimamba villages

From: Land-use patterns and their implication on malaria transmission in Kilosa District, Tanzania

Habitat type Kimamba “A” Kimamba “B” Total
Posta Uhindini Mkwajuni Sikutali Sokomsuya Number %
Water pools 10 5 21 25 3 64 30
Wells 1 2 5 14 2 24 11
Broken pots 7 0 8 7 0 22 10.4
Hoof prints 0 14 0 8 0 22 10.4
Tins 5 2 8 4 0 19 10
Coconut shells 0 0 6 11 1 18 8.1
Ditches 6 3 1 3 0 13 6
Broken buckets 0 2 2 5 0 9 3.3
Tyre marks 2 0 0 2 0 4 1.9
Concrete holes 1 1 0 2 0 4 1.9
Broken Drums 0 1 2 2 0 5 2
Old Tyres 1 1 0 0 0 2 1
Banana leaves 2 0 0 0 0 2 1
Swamps 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Streams 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Water holes 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
Total 37 32 53 83 6 211 100