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Table 2 Parameters of best-fitting GLM (Negative-binomial model: AIC = 634.8, compared with Poisson model: AIC = 662.1)

From: Plasmodium falciparum genetic variation of var2csa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Predictor Estimate Std. error Z value p value
Intercept − 3.682 2.643 − 1.393 0.164
Prevalence 27.063 8.905 3.039 0.002**
Sample size 0.232 0.093 2.485 0.013*
Prevalence2 − 18.229 8.694 − 2.097 0.036*
  1. Significance codes: ** < 0.01, * < 0.1