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Table 2 Model assessment and selection in estimation of anti-malarial drug effectiveness

From: Global estimation of anti-malarial drug effectiveness for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria 1991–2019

Metric Non- artemisinin anti-malarial drugs Artemisinin-based anti-malarial drugs
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
WAIC 3897.03 3760.59 3757.10 3749.13 4898.14 4855.83 4838.53 4800.72
RMSE 0.171 0.167 0.165 0.165 0.039 0.038 0.037 0.037
R-squared 0.635 0.654 0.664 0.665 0.86 0.87 0.88 0.89
  1. Model 1—no covariates; Model 2—national level covariates; Model 3—environmental and climate covariates; Model 4—a combination of environmental, climate and national level covariates
  2. WAIC Watanabe Akaike information criterion, RMSE root mean squared errors