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Table 3 Spatial malaria pockets with higher PCR prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax species detected by SaTScan v9.4.2 in Ratanakiri, Cambodia

From: Geographical patterns of malaria transmission based on serological markers for falciparum and vivax malaria in Ratanakiri, Cambodia

Plasmodium species Malaria pockets Communities (out of 98) Year Radius (km) Population Observed cases Expected cases Relative risk Log likelihood ratio p-value
P. falciparum 2 19 Nov 2012 23.92 953 46 21.36 2.96 14.75 <0.05
1 0a 53 7 1.19 6.22 7.10 <0.05
0   Nov 2013        >0.05
P. vivax 3 1 Nov 2012 0a 52 12 1.55 8.33 15.66 <0.05
5 4.91 259 22 7.72 3.17 9.93 <0.05
2 2.90 103 13 3.07 12.6 9.69 <0.05
2 1 Nov 2013 0a 61 10 1.38 7.79 12.15 <0.05
7 12.69 538 29 12.18 2.81 9.98 <0.05
  1. aA single village was selected as an area with a higher risk to Plasmodium infection, and therefore showing a radius of 0 km