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Table 3 Space-time scan statistics of the most likely cluster of P. falciparum and P. vivax malaria episodes

From: Household level spatio-temporal analysis of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria in Ethiopia

  P. falciparum P. vivax
Year 1 Year 2 Year 1 Year 2
Time period (initial - final) 14/09/08–29/11/08 11/10/09–14/11/09 17/08/08–29/11/08 15/11/09–13/02/10
Coordinates (N, E) 7.6806N, 37.2524E 7.7391N, 37.3161E 7.7002N, 37.3172E 7.7243N, 37.2763E
Radius (km) 6.83 4.09 5.22 2.19
Households (%) 12.6% (145/1148) 16.2% (186/1148) 16.9% (194/1148) 4.9% (56/1148)
Population (%) 14.4% (295/2040) 14.5% (297/2040) 14.8% (302/2040) 5.11% (104/2040)
Cases 9.3% (34/363) 15.2% (49/322) 15.9% (47/296) 12.3% (11/89)
LLR 20.97 73.70 29.57 15.09
Relative risk 4.03 11.90 4.22 10.24
P-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.012
  1. Abbreviation: LLR log likelihood ratio