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Table 2 Characteristics of the study districts (average daily malaria cases and meteorological variables)

From: Weather-based prediction of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in epidemic-prone regions of Ethiopia I. Patterns of lagged weather effects reflect biological mechanisms

District Altitude Malaria cases Maxt Mint Rain Group
(m) Mean Min Max (°C) (°C) (mm)
Alaba 1750 39 0 163 27.4 11.7 19.6 cold
Awasa 1750 11.3 0 17 27.4 12.6 19.3 cold
Bahirdar 1770 22.1 1 83 27.2 13 25.2 cold
Debrezeit 1900 25.2 1 147 26.5 12.1 16.5 cold
Hosana 2200 19.4 0 96 22.4 10.7 23.4 cold
Jima 1725 13.2 0 85 27.6 11.6 30 cold
Diredawa 1260 25.3 0 330 31.8 19 13.8 hot
Nazareth 1622 17.7 0 109 27.5 14.3 17.1 hot
Wolayita   13.9 0 113 25.3 14.4 24.4 hot
Zeway 1640 11.4 1 102 27.5 13.9 13.7 hot
  1. maxt-maximum temperature, mint-minimum temperature