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Table 6 Average forest cover area inside 750 m and 1.5 km buffer zone of 15 villages on Laos side and 19 villages in Vietnam side

From: Joint malaria surveys lead towards improved cross-border cooperation between Savannakhet province, Laos and Quang Tri province, Vietnam

Variables Laos Vietnam
Median (IQR)(a) Median (IQR)(a)
Forest cover inside 750 m buffer zone 31.8 (13.1-40.35) 15.3 (5.3-22.2)
Forest cover inside 1,500 m buffer zone 163.7 (98.05-192.25) 63.1 (52–114.7)
  1. Value indicates area (ha) in forest related classes (Class 2 and 5 from Figure 1) of the classification results of AVNIR2-images in 2007.
  2. a: Median and interquartile range (25 %-75 %) of the forest related classes area in the whole 750 m and 1,500 m buffer zone area (176.6 ha and 706.5 ha, respectively).