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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of average annual malaria incidence and proximity of rivers to villages

From: Spatial correlations of mapped malaria rates with environmental factors in Belize, Central America

   Average annual incidence (per 1000 population) during 1989–1999 Distance to rivers from center of the village (meters)   
District No. of villages Minimum Maximum Mean S.E. Minimum Maximum Mean S.E. γ (Spearman) p-value
All villages 156 0 97.7 28.5 1.9 1.4 7392.8 1407.1 139.7 -0.23 0.004
Corozal 30 1.4 82.9 23.0 2.7 38.6 7392.8 3532.5 383.7 0.04 0.85
Orange Walk 22 1.7 87.9 21.3 4.5 42.8 3865.8 1320.8 265.0 0.09 0.68
Belize 25 0.3 66.0 14.6 3.9 1.4 3408.4 965.8 208.7 -0.36 0.08
Cayo 34 0.0 77.4 34.0 3.8 6.9 2500.3 469.0 95.5 -0.07 0.71
Stann Creek 16 4.0 93.4 28.1 7.1 16.0 5368.6 1120.4 418.4 -0.82 9.8E-5
Toledo 29 3.6 97.7 45.3 5.0 5.6 5901.2 912.1 258.5 0.08 0.68