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Table 1 Summary of epidemiological and environmental datasets

From: Relationships between climate and year-to-year variability in meningitis outbreaks: A case study in Burkina Faso and Niger

  Type of data Available
data period
Used data
period
Available time/space
scale
Used time/space
scale
1 Meningitis
cases
1939-today 1966–2005 Weekly/Health unit Annual/Country
2 Environmental
variables
1948-today 1968–2005 4 values per
day/grid-spacing of 2.5°
latitude by 2.5°
longitude
Monthly/Country
  1. The discrepancies between available and used data are justified in the Materials and Methods section.