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Table 1 Summary statistics of weekly malaria cases and weather conditions in the primary cluster area of Yunnan Province, China, 2005–2010

From: Impact of climate variability on Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Yunnan Province, China

Variables Mean (SD) Minimum Percentile Maximum
25% 50% 75%
Temperature (°C)       
Maximum 25.0 (3.4) 8.6 22.8 25.8 27.5 31.3
Mean 18.5 (4.3) 5.3 14.8 20.1 22.1 24.9
Minimum 14.3 (5.5) 2.1 9.0 15.4 19.7 21.6
Relative humidity (%) 73.1 (10) 32.6 66.3 75.2 81 91.9
Rainfall (mm) 27.3 (32.2) 0 0.31 16.2 43.9 156.3
Plasmodium parasite       
P.v 60.8 (50.3) 5 21 41 96 210
P.f 25.3 (24.6) 0 8 15 34 132
  1. P.v: Plasmodium vivax, P.f: Plasmodium falciparum.