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Table 1 Predictive variables investigated in each city

From: Modelling and mapping the intra-urban spatial distribution of Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate using very-high-resolution satellite derived indicators

  Kampala Dar es Salaam Type
Land cover
 Low vegetation (humid, riparian, grasses, bushes) X X Proportion
 Tall vegetation X X Proportion
 Bare ground (or dried out vegetation) X X Proportion
 Water X X Proportion
 Building X   Proportion
 Low elevated building   X Proportion
 Medium elevated building   X Proportion
 High elevated building   X Proportion
Land use
 Planned residential X X Proportion
 Informal residential − high density X X Proportion
 Informal residential − medium/low density X X Proportion
 Wetlands, streams, marshes, rivers (mixed class) X   Distance
OSM
 Wetlands   X Distance
 Rivers   X Distance
 Streams   X Distance
Ancillary features
 Population per hectare X X Average
 Normalized difference vegetation index X X Average
 Terrain elevation X X Average