Table 4

Correlation between land-use type and house, container and Breteau indices for the months of March, May and July and for the study period mean value
Indices Month Deciduous forest Horticulture land Institutional land Marsh/swamp /rice/paddy Perennial
C.I. March 0.211* -0.020 ns 0.107 ns -0.160 ns 0.300***
May 0.061 ns -0.039 ns -0.031 ns 0.295*** -0.003 ns
July 0.037 ns 0.0233 ns 0.095 ns -0.068 ns -0.040 ns
Mean 0.109 ns 0.028 ns 0.074 ns -0.150 ns -0.042 ns
H.I. March 0.254** -0.037 ns 0.267** -0.159 ns -0.002 ns
May 0.059 ns 0.224* -0.017 ns 0.337*** 0.078 ns
July -0.031 ns 0.021 ns 0.0109 ns 0.280*** -0.047 ns
Mean 0.076 ns 0.066 ns 0.153 ns 0.208* 0.048 ns
B.I. March 0.215* -0.003 ns 0.190 ns -0.143 ns 0.267**
May 0.026 ns 0.110 ns -0.015 ns 0.349*** 0.006 ns
July 0.0190 ns 0.0316 ns 0.114 ns -0.070 ns -0.052 ns
Mean 0.093 ns 0.0227 ns 0.1245 ns -0.150 ns -0.021 ns

*, ** and *** indicate the strength of correlation at p (probability) < = 0.05, 0.01 and 0.001, respectively.

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