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Table 1 Summary of model fit

From: Estimation of heterogeneity in malaria transmission by stochastic modelling of apparent deviations from mass action kinetics

  Model for imprecision in inoculation rate Model for relationship of infection to inoculation rate Deviance Information Criterion
    Inoculation rate measurement Infection of children Total
1 none Mass Action - 772.7 -
2 none Facilitation - 1840.3 -
3 none Saturation - 528.1 -
4 none Competition - 486.9 -
5 Poisson Mass Action 270.2 392.1 662.3
6 Poisson Facilitation 356.7 411.9 768.6
7 Poisson Saturation 252.8 383.6 636.4
8 Poisson Competition 245.8 392.5 638.3
9 negative binomial Mass Action 267.4 373.5 640.9
10 negative binomial Facilitation 277.5 376.3 653.8
11 negative binomial Saturation 268.8 371.8 640.8
12 negative binomial Competition 266.8 373.9 640.7
  1. The best fitting models are indicated in bold.