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Table 5 The initial covariates used in the final multivariate model

From: Re-examining environmental correlates of Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity: a data-intensive variable selection approach

Term ID Variable Spatial summary Temporal summary Temporal anomaly Temporal lag Multiple use
T1 EVI Max Dynamic monthly Difference from synoptic annual 3 months -
T2 EVI Max Dynamic monthly - 4 months -
T3 EVI Mean Dynamic monthly Difference from synoptic annual Varies 3
T4 EVI Min Dynamic monthly Difference from synoptic monthly 0 months -
T5 Land cover class 12 - Croplands Fractional Dynamic annual - - -
T6 Land cover class 13 – Urban Fractional Dynamic annual - - -
T7 Land cover class 14 – Cropland/Natural vegetation mosaic Fractional Dynamic annual - - 2
T8 LST day Max Synoptic monthly mean - 0 months -
T9 LST day Mean Synoptic monthly standard deviation - 1 month -
T10 LST day Range Synoptic Monthly Mean - Varies 3
T11 LST day Standard deviation Synoptic Monthly Mean - 2 months -
T12 LST Day Standard deviation Synoptic monthly standard deviation - 3 months -
T13 LST night Mean Synoptic annual mean - - -
T14 LST night Mean Dynamic monthly Difference from synoptic annual 0 months -
T15 LST night Min Synoptic monthly standard deviation - 4 months -
T16 LST night Range Synoptic monthly mean - 2 months -
T17 LST diurnal change Max Synoptic annual mean - - -
T18 LST diurnal change Max Dynamic monthly - 0 months -
T19 LST diurnal change Mean Dynamic monthly - 0 months -
T20 LST diurnal change Mean Synoptic monthly mean - 1 month -
T21 PET Mean Static - - -
T22 Precipitation (A0) Mean Static - - -
T23 Precipitation (A2) Mean Static - - -
T24 Slope less than 2 degrees Fractional Static - - -
T25 Slope less than 5 degrees Fractional Static - - -
T26 Elevation Max Static - - -
T27 TCB Range Synoptic monthly mean - 0 months -
T28 TCW Min Dynamic monthly - Varies 2
T29 TCW Range Synoptic monthly mean - 2 months 2
T30 TCW Standard deviation Dynamic monthly - 3 months -
T31 TSI Mean Synoptic monthly standard Deviation - 2 months -
T32 TSI Min Dynamic monthly - 3 months -
  1. Each was utilized as one half of the interaction terms shown in Table 4.