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Table 4 Final model of the semi-parametric geographically weighted Poisson regression, with global parameters (top) and local parameters (bottom)

From: Geographically weighted regression of land cover determinants of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in the Ashanti Region of Ghana

Global variable Incidence rate ratio 95% confidence interval P-value
Deforested areas§ 0.88 0.78 0.99 0.032
Palm trees§ 0.86 0.71 1.03 0.11
Water 1.16 0.94 1.44 0.17
Ethnic group: Northerners 1.08 0.95 1.22 0.26
Financial status¥ 0.82 0.76 0.90 <0.001
Mosquito protection¤ 0.82 0.76 0.90 <0.001
Mother’s education£ 0.89 0.82 0.96 0.003
Mother’s occupation¢ 1.34 1.24 1.45 <0.001
SP-armμ 0.92 0.86 0.98 0.013
Local variable Median incidence rate ratio Minimum incidence rate ratio Maximum incidence rate ratio Interquartile range
Intercept 0.01 0.00 0.10 0.02
Banana 1.02 0.29 1.76 0.25
Built-up areas 0.94 0.51 2.11 0.46
Forest 0.90 0.05 2.95 0.51
Cacao 1.33 0.17 6.21 0.97
Oranges§ 1.11 0.27 2.21 0.68
Swampy areas§ 1.15 0.22 3.59 0.88
  1. Categories: §10%, 20%, not present/present, ¥good financial situation, ¤uses bed-net/fly-screen, £at least secondary school education, ¢mother works as a farmer, μIPTi with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine.