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Table 2 Description of the 2007 entomological data and the environmental variables evaluated from 2007 SPOT image.

From: Spatial heterogeneity and temporal evolution of malaria transmission risk in Dakar, Senegal, according to remotely sensed environmental data

Study area N° of catching point Geographic coordinates
(Decimal degrees)
Total number of An. arabiensis
(12 person/nights of capture in
each study area)
An. arabiensis aggressiveness
(number of bites/person/night,
averaged for 12 months)
Built-up area in 300-m radius buffer (Ha)* Risk map class from the final model
Pikine 1 -17.4634; 14.6892 180 2.50 15.2 High
Universite 2 -17.4322; 14.7321 138 1.92 10.6 High
Hann Maristes 3 -17.4711; 14.7453 60 0.84 15.0 High
Ouest Foire 4 -17.4443; 14.6849 49 0.68 18.2 High
Gibraltar 5 -17.4353; 14.7159 43 0.60 27.4 Low
Yarakh 6 -17.4600; 14.7238 42 0.58 21.9 Medium
Liberte 5 7 -17.4448; 14.7496 8 0.11 27.8 Low
Grand Medine 8 -17.4803; 14.7609 3 0.04 26.4 Low
Yoff 9 -17.3987; 14.7584 1 0.01 27.1 Low
  1. * Total surface in a 300-m radius buffer is 28.3 Ha
  2. The aggressivenesses are given for nine adult Anopheles catching points in Dakar and Pikine. All values are rounded.