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Table 1 Definitions of malaria transmission suitability used in summarizing areas and population at risk

From: Shifting transmission risk for malaria in Africa with climate change: a framework for planning and intervention

Malaria suitabilityDefinition
EndemicMalaria transmission suitability for 10–12 months of the year
SeasonalMalaria transmission suitability for 7–9 months of the year
ModerateMalaria transmission suitability for 4–6 months of the year
MarginalMalaria transmission suitability for 1–3 months of the year