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Table 1 Results of linear regression analysis for malaria between China and Myanmar border areas

From: The relationship of malaria between Chinese side and Myanmar’s five special regions along China–Myanmar border: a linear regression analysis

Relationship R (95 % CI) R2 (95 % CI) P value
Annual P. falciparum incidence between 19 Chinese border counties and Myanmar’s five special regions 0.8147 (0.0089–0.8147) 0.6637 (0.0001–0.6637) <0.05
Annual P. vivax incidence between 19 Chinese border counties and Myanmar’s five special regions 0.7626 (−0.1285–0.7626) 0.5815 (0.0165–0.5815) >0.05
Annual parasite incidence (API) between 19 Chinese border counties and Myanmar’s five special regions 0.8322 (0.0636–0.9084) 0.6925 (0.004–0.8252) <0.05
Between annual P. falciparum incidence in 19 Chinese border counties and P. falciparum prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9898 (0.9061–0.9898) 0.9797 (0.8209–0.9799) <0.001
Between annual P. vivax incidence in 19 Chinese border counties and P. vivax prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9693 (0.7401–0.9694) 0.9395 (0.5477–0.9397) <0.001
Between API in 19 Chinese border counties and parasite prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9914 (0.9204–0.9914) 0.9829 (0.8471–0.9829) <0.001
Between the number of imported P. falciparum cases in 19 Chinese border counties and annual P. falciparum incidence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.7863 (−0.0697–0.7863) 0.6183 (0.0049–0.6183) >0.05
Between the number of imported P. vivax cases in 19 Chinese border counties and annual P. vivax incidence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.6940 (−0.2692–0.6940) 0.4816 (0.0725–0.4816) >0.05
Between the number of imported malaria cases in 19 Chinese border counties and API in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.7732 (−0.1030 –0.7732) 0.5978 (0.0106–0.5978) >0.05
Between the number of imported P. falciparum cases in 19 Chinese border counties and P. falciparum prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9768 (0.7971–0.9768) 0.9541 (0.6353–0.9541) <0.001
Between the number of imported P. vivax cases in 19 Chinese border counties and P. vivax prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9421 (0.5543–0.9421) 0.8875 (0.3072–0.8875) <0.01
Between the number of imported malaria cases in 19 Chinese border counties and parasite prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9737 (0.7729–0.9737) 0.9481 (0.5974–0.9481) <0.001
Between the number of local P. falciparum infections in 19 Chinese border counties and annual P. falciparum incidence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.8098 (−0.0051–0.8098) 0.6558 (0– 0.6558) >0.05
Between the number of local P. vivax infections in 19 Chinese border counties and annual P. vivax incidence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.7632 (−0.1272–0.7632) 0.5824 (0.0162–0.5824) >0.05
Between the number of locally infected malaria cases in 19 Chinese border counties and API in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.8387 (0.0852–0.8387) 0.7035 (0.0073–0.7035) <0.05
Between the number of local P. falciparum infections in 19 Chinese border counties and P. falciparum prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9404 (0.5442–0.9404) 0.8844 (0.2962–0.8844) <0.01
Between the number of local P. vivax infections in 19 Chinese border counties and P. vivax prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9535 (0.6273–0.9534) 0.9091 (0.3936–0.9091) <0.001
Between the number of locally infected malaria cases in 19 Chinese border counties and parasite prevalence in Myanmar’s five special regions 0.9808 (0.8292–0.9808) 0.9619 (0.6876–0.9619) <0.001
Between API in five Chinese counties (YJ, LC, LH, RL and MS) and parasite prevalence in KSR2 of Myanmar 0.9866 (0.8783–0.9866) 0.9734 (0.7714–0.9734) <0.001
Between API in three Chinese counties (LL, ZK and GM) and parasite prevalence in Kokang of Myanmar 0.9940 (0.9440–0.9940) 0.9881 (0.8912–0.9881) <0.001
Between API in four Chinese counties (CY, XM, ML and LC) and parasite prevalence in Wa of Myanmar 0.9033 (0.3438–0.9033) 0.8160 (0.1182–0.8160) <0.01
Between API in three Chinese counties (MH, JH and ML) and parasite prevalence in SR4 of Myanmar 0.8368 (0.0786–0.8368) 0.7002 (0.0062–0.7002) <0.05
  1. R correlation coefficient; R 2 coefficient of determination; 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval