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Table 1 Trend in monthly malaria cases during 2005–2014 period

From: “We don’t want our clothes to smell smoke”: changing malaria control practices and opportunities for integrated community-based management in Baringo, Kenya

  Lowland zone Riverine zone
Months Tau p Tau p
January 0.02 1.00 0.42 0.11
February −0.11 0.72 0.29 0.29
March 0.02 1.00 0.67 0.0092**
April 0.02 1.00 0.69 0.0073**
May 0.02 1.00 0.73 0.0042**
June 0.02 1.00 0.56 0.032*
July −0.20 0.47 −0.07 0.866
August −0.38 0.15 0.09 0.79
September −0.07 0.86 0.20 0.47
October −0.20 0.47 0.56 0.032*
November −0.11 0.72 0.33 0.21
December −0.02 1.00 0.49 0.059+
  1. Notes: p is the significance level: ‘+’ 0.1, ‘*’ 0.05, ‘**’ 0.01; tau is the Mann Kendall’s statistic for trend analysis. A negative symbol (−) denotes a decreasing while a positive symbol denotes an increasing (+) trend