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Table 3 The association between malaria test positivity rates and temperature, humidity, and rainfall in Lower Moshi from 2009 to 2018

From: Ten years of monitoring malaria trend and factors associated with malaria test positivity rates in Lower Moshi

Variable Crude analysis
IRR (95% CI)
p-value Adjusted analysis IRR (95% CI) p-value
Total monthly rainfall 1.00 (1.00–1.001) 0.464 1.00 (0.99–1.00) 0.217
Average monthly max temp 0.87 (0.81–0.94) 0.001 0.72 (0.58–0.91) 0.005
Average monthly min temp 0.92 (0.82–1.02) 0.115 1.37 (1.05–1.78) 0.019
Average monthly max RH 1.06 (1.01–1.10) 0.009 1.00 (0.92–1.10) 0.918
Average monthly min RH 1.03 (1.01–1.06) 0.007 0.99 (0.95–1.03) 0.583
  1. RH Relative Humidity, IRR incidence rate ratio, CI confidence interval, max maximum, min minimum, temp temperature