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Table 2 Malaria hotspots detected by the elliptic scan

From: Socioeconomic and environmental factors associated with malaria hotspots in the Nanoro demographic surveillance area, Burkina Faso

Period Na X b Y b Axis in km (major/minor) Number of households RR c P value
HighH 1 595,099 1,395,750 1.09/1.09 38 1.84 < 0.001
2 604,229 1,401,150 0.00/0.00 1 6.90 0.002
3 614,102 1,400,450 1.12/0.56 12 2.27 0.003
4 587,828 1,403,520 6.01/2.00 255 1.30 0.011
5 598,740 1,399,110 0.31/0.15 2 4.90 0.015
InterI 1 586,028 1,400,300 3.28/3.28 211 1.50 0.001
2 611,969 1,397,070 7.09/2.36 43 1.94 0.028
LowL 1 595,715 1,395,570 2.67/1.78 82 2.15 < 0.001
2 581,892 1,401,070 1.82/0.61 13 3.69 < 0.001
  1. L Low transmission periods
  2. I intermediate transmission periods
  3. H high transmission periods
  4. aNumber of hotspots for each period
  5. bCentroid coordinates of hotspots (UTM zone 30)
  6. cRR (Relative risk)