1

overlap

Any observation is included in the simulated range

≥1

+1

all variables

2

enclosure

Every observation is included in the simulated range

≥2

+1

all variables

3

median enclosure

The observed median is included in the simulated range

≥3

+1

HBR
_{
a
}
EIR
_{
a
}
CSPR
_{
a
}
Seas MSeas PR
_{
a
}
PR
_{
min,a
}
PR
_{
max,a
}

4

median quartile enclosure

The observed median is located within the lower and upper quartile of the simulations

≥5

+1

HBR
_{
a
}
EIR
_{
a
}
CSPR
_{
a
}
Seas MSeas PR
_{
a
}
PR
_{
min,a
}
PR
_{
max,a
}

5

penalty

The simulations exceed the one and a half time maximum of all field observations

≥1

5

HBR
_{
a
}
EIR
_{
a
}

6

frequency

I: The observations as well as the simulations show the same month maximum occurrence of the monthly entomological inoculation rate (EIR_{
m
}).

≥3

+1

SSeas ESeas XSeas

 
II: The majority of the observations and simulations show no or yearround transmission, respectively.
   
 
III: The observations and simulations reveal mostly no transmission.
   
 
IV: The month showing the most field observations of multiple years of EIR_{
m
}is identical to the particular month resulting from the simulation.
   
 
SSeas/ESeas: Criterion I or II
   
 
XSeas: Criterion III or IV
   