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Table 6 Covariate comparison for modeling Pf PR in Africa

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

Dataset Metric New Old
Training AIC 167553.4 208208.9
Training RMSE 18.315 21.928
Training R2(count) 0.7251 0.6088
Training R2(ratio) 0.3970 0.2309
Training Pseudo R2 0.5102 0.3739
Reserve RMSE 18.228 19.097
Reserve R 2 (count) 0.6266 0.5608
Reserve R 2 (ratio) 0.3633 0.2382
Reserve Pseudo R 2 0.5174 0.4356
  1. The comparison between the newly created covariates and the covariates used to create the MAP 2010 global product. Statistics for the reserve dataset are shown in italics.