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Table 3 Criteria used for microstratification of subdistricts

From: Evidence-based malaria control in Timor Leste from 2006 to 2012

Criterion High risk area Moderate risk areas Low risk areas
Malaria incidence (per 1000 population) ≥150 50-149 <50
Annual Parasite Incidence (per 1000 population based on confirmed malaria cases) >35 25-34 <25
Geographic area Southern coastal areas Northern coastal areas Central forest areas (between southern and northern areas)
Elevation (meters) 0-500 0-1000 1000-2500
Annual rainfall (mm) 1000-1500 <1000 >1500
Rice cultivation seasons per year 2 1 -
Vectors An. barbirostris An. subpictus An. barbirostris An. subpictus An. barbirostris An. subpictus