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Table 4 Multivariate statistical comparison of household factors with clustering of Anopheles gambiae s.l. and Anopheles funestus densities

From: Geographic coincidence of increased malaria transmission hazard and vulnerability occurring at the periphery of two Tanzanian villages

Species Factor β SE p
An. gambiae s.l. Elevation (m) −0.032 0.013 0.0152*
Eaves – Closed −0.806 0.013 0.1421
Occupants  0.376 0.084 <0.0001*
Bed nets/person  0.411 0.552 0.4581
Distance from centre (m)  0.003 0.001 0.0413*
Distance from centre (m) × Elevation (m) <0.001 <0.001 0.0065*
Distance from centre (m) × Eaves – Closed  0.001 <0.001 0.0149*
Distance from centre (m) × Occupants <−0.001 <0.001 0.0008*
An. funestus Elevation (m) −0.058 0.015 <0.0001*
Eaves – Closed  0.026 0.475 0.9622
Occupants −0.089 0.074 0.2293
Bed nets/person −0.241 0.481 0.6169
Distance from centre (m) −0.011 0.001 <0.0001*
Distance from centre (m) × Elevation (m) <0.001 <0.001 <0.0001*
Distance from centre (m) × Eaves – Closed <−0.001 <0.001 0.8498
  Distance from centre (m) × Occupants <−0.001 <0.001 0.6153
  1. The association of anopheline clusters (Getis-Ord Gi* Z Score) with household factors was compared with a generalized linear model (GLM) with a normal distribution.