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Table 1 Candidate explanatory variables

From: Modelling malaria treatment practices in Bangladesh using spatial statistics

Variables Values
Village size (total households) 8- 323 households
Household density within 2 km 41-1389 households
Malaria prevalence rate 0 - 75%
Bed-net usage and treatment LLIN treatment rates, Number of bed-nets, Bed-net treatment rates, Proportion of family sleeping under a bed-net
Gender 0-100% for both males and females
Age 2.88 - 61
Altitude 26.67 - 265.54 meter
Forest Forested portion of village 0.07 - 0.69
Accessibility to treatment Distance to closest: BRAC facility 0.19 - 5.60 km, Hospital 0.55 - 7.37 km, Vendor services 0.18 - 7.12 km.
Tribal affiliation Bengali, Marma, Tripura, Tonchonga, Khiang, Chakma
Housing materials Material used for walls, roof, and floor
Employment Proportion of village working in: Service/Business, small business, day labour occupations, agriculture, unemployment
Family size 3 - 7.25
Education 0 - 12 years, People with no schooling (uneducated)
Proximity and remoteness Distance to roads: 7.28 - 4,087.5 m; Distance to urban centre; Interaction between distance to urban centre and village size (distance × size)