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Table 1 Bivariate analysis of the relationship between malaria and covariates (sex, age, period, and climate season).

From: Spatio-seasonal modeling of the incidence rate of malaria in Mozambique

Covariates Cases Incidence density(1) Confidence Interval 95% Log-Likelihood ratio test p-value
Sex       
   Male 323 6.1 5.5 6.8 0.25 0.6188
   Female 294 5.9 5.3 6.6   
Age       
   Less than 1 year 259 6.7 5.9 7.5 25.16 < 0.001
   From 2 to 5 years 287 6.7 6.0 7.5   
   Greater than 5 years 80 3.8 3.0 4.7   
Period       
   First (Dec 96 – Oct 97) 121 4.8 4.0 5.8 73.74 < 0.001
   Second (Nov 97 – Oct 98) 173 4.2 3.6 4.9   
   Third (Nov 98 – July 99) 324 8.9 7.9 9.9   
Climate Season       
   Dry (May-Oct) 199 3.9 3.4 4.5 73.71 < 0.001
   Wet (Nov-Apr) 419 8.1 7.4 9.0   
  1. (1) per 1000 children at risk per week