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Table 4 The association between malaria test positivity rates and one month lag 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 (1.00–1.003) 0.554 1.00 (0.99–1.00) 0.212
Average monthly max temp 0.92 (0.85–0.99) 0.030 0.68 (0.54–0.85) 0.001
Average monthly min temp 1.04 (0.93–1.17) 0.458 1.67 (1.28–2.19) 0.001
Average monthly max RH 1.07 (1.03–1.11) 0.002 0.99 (0.92–1.09) 0.974
Average monthly min RH 1.03 (1.01–1.06) 0.007 0.99 (0.95–1.03) 0.626
  1. RH Relative Humidity, IRR incidence rate ratio, CI confidence interval, max maximum, min minimum