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Table 1 Approach to weighted overlay method for creating a predicted mosquito suitability model for Zambézia Province, Mozambique

From: Prevalence and determinants of malaria among children in Zambézia Province, Mozambique

Mosquito suitability score Elevation (m) Mean annual temperature (°C) Mean annual precipitation (mm)
1 = high suitability
5 = low suitability
Weight in model: 50% Weight in model: 25% Weight in model: 25%
1 ≥650 >27 >271.9
2 Not applicable (NA) 26–27 257.5–271.9
3 NA 25–26 230.4–257.5
4 NA 24–25 201.1–230.4
5 <650 <24 <201.1