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Table 1 Statistical model variables selection

From: Is temperature the main cause of dengue rise in non-endemic countries? The case of Argentina

Model Fixed variables Kappa AIC
Null w/o random 1 0 487.9
Null 1 0.54 373.5
Full DI.wa + prc + lo.po + MinT + WI + DPT 0.69 293.9
Final DI.wa + prc + lo.po + DPT 0.71 292.0
Final–DPT DI.wa + prc + lo.po 0.66 302.9
Partial geographic DI.wa + DI.en + AL 0.62 328.6
Partial climatic MeanT + WI 0.61 342.9
Partial demographic prc + lo.po 0.68 308.9
  1. Model selection for the probability of occurrence of a dengue case in Argentina between 2001 and 2011. All models except indicated contain the grouping variable Province as random factor. See Table 4 for variables abbreviations.