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Figure 14

From: Temporal correlation between malaria and rainfall in Sri Lanka

Figure 14

Cross-correlation coefficients for each rainfall month with malaria lagging one to three months behind for the district of Gampaha. Cross-correlation coefficients for logarithmically transformed three-monthly rainfall (differenced with the logarithmically transformed rainfall in the preceding twelve months) with logarithmically transformed three-monthly number of malaria cases (differenced with the logarithmically transformed number of malaria in the preceding twelve months), after removing first order auto correlation (see methods)), with the malaria series lagging one (blue line), two (black line) and three (red line) months behind the rainfall series, for the districts of Gampaha in Sri Lanka. The time scale on the horizontal axis reflects the centre month for three rainfall months.

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