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Table 1 Modified distance sampling models fitted to data of reported malaria cases at health centres in Komoé district, Burkina Faso

From: Distance sampling for epidemiology: an interactive tool for estimating under-reporting of cases from clinic data

Model\(\varvec{a}_{0}\)m (95% CI)\(\varvec{a}_{1}\) (95% CI)\(\varvec{a}_{2}\) (95% CI)\(\varvec{a}_{3}\) (95% CI)\(\varvec{c}\) (95% CI)DICΔDICAccuracyKappa
\(g\left( d \right) = { \exp }\left( {a_{0} + a_{1} d^{c} } \right)\)14.77 (12.24/20.43)9.17 (7.04/14.25)0.18 (0.14/0.24)3047.3610.0075.0%0.70
\(g\left( {d,A} \right) = { \exp }\left( {a_{0} + a_{1} d^{c} + a_{2} A + a_{3} Ad} \right)\)14.02 (11.86/19.09)8.36 (6.64/12.90)-8.02 × 10−3 (−1.95 × 10−2/3.48 × 10−3)2.12 × 10−4 (−2.82 × 10−4/6.39 × 10−4)0.20 (0.15/0.26)3050.2292.8773.7%0.69
\(g\left( {d,S} \right) = { \exp }\left( {a_{0} + a_{1} d^{c} + a_{2} S + a_{3} Sd} \right)\)15.47 (12.39/25.68)9.81 (7.19/17.53)−0.08 (−0.42/0.26)−6.44 × 10−4 (−0.01/0.01)0.19 (0.11/0.24)3051.8094.4574.7%0.69
\(g\left( {d,S} \right) = { \exp }\left( {a_{0} + a_{1} d^{c} + a_{2} R + a_{3} Rd} \right)\)18.12 (15.80/23.59)12.35 (8.37/22.54)−0.10 (−0.51/0.29)−8.71 × 10−3 (−0.02/0.01)0.16 (0.10/0.23)3048.160.8074.0%0.69
  1. The table shows the mean of posterior distribution with 95% credible intervals of the parameters for the multinomial process, deviance information criterion (DIC), overall accuracy (percentages of correct classifications) and Kappa statistics of each model
  2. d distance from the health centre, A age of the patient, S sex of the patient (reference value: male), R season (reference value: dry season)