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Table 5 Meteorological and environmental factors associated significantly with Anopheles larval density in ponds

From: Utilization of combined remote sensing techniques to detect environmental variables influencing malaria vector densities in rural West Africa

  Negative binomial regression with pond random effect
  Univariate ** Multivariate
Number of obs. = 73 Number of ponds = 16 Coef. 95% CI * p-value Coef. 95% CI * p-value
NDVI
(mean within pond + 10 m ring)
Per unit increase
-2.64 -4.93 - -0.34 0.024 -3.20 -5.36 - -1.03 0.004
Night LST
(weekly mean for the survey area)
Per °C increase
0.33 0.18 - 0.48 < 0.0001 0.36 0.21 - 0.50 < 0.0001
  1. * 95% confidence interval
  2. ** Only the variables significantly associated in the multivariate model
  3. Negative binomial regression with pond random effect