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Fig. 1 | Malaria Journal

Fig. 1

From: The impact of urbanization and population density on childhood Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence rates in Africa

Fig. 1

Partial dependence plot showing the relationship between urbanization and the response, malaria positivity. After accounting for the average effect of other explanatory variables in Models I, II, III and IV. Effect after accounting for the average effect of other explanatory variables. Children living in urban areas were associated with a lower risk of malaria infection compared to children in rural areas. Y axis is on the logit scale and is centred to have zero mean over the data distribution. Dashes at inside top of plots show the data distribution of predictor variables in deciles. Results for each of the 25 bootstrap runs are shown in black dashed lines while the red line represents the average/mean plot

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