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Table 3 Multiple regression method to model leishmaniasis cases using climatic variables

From: Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka: spatial distribution and seasonal variations from 2009 to 2016

  Anuradhapura Polonnaruwa Hambantota Matara Kurunegala
Climatic variables Coefficient of variable P-value Coefficient of variable P-value Coefficient of variable P-value Coefficient of variable P-value Coefficient of variable P-value
Constant 509.05 0.146 -478.52 0.493 -327.84 0.001 -567.43 0.960 -485.88 0.055
R-square 0.587   0.444   0.833   0.620   0.658  
Minimum temperature -9.79 0.545 8.92 0.326 -0.02 0.742 2.95 0.760 0.01 0.903
Maximum temperature 25.37 0.376 -2.90 0.686 20.70 0.036 7.92 0.480 1.41 0.793
Average temperature -21.95 0.302 3.76 0.676 -11.82 0.167 0.35 0.960 6.95 0.071
Rainy days -3.78 0.533 1.12 0.699 5.58 0.084 6.76 0.110 0.67 0.640
Rainfall -0.04 0.889 -0.13 0.313 -0.11 0.460 -0.15 0.180 0.00 0.911
Average wind speed -4.53 0.543 -38.87 0.044 -4.26 0.794 2.70 0.260 3.44 0.565
Maximum wind speed 28.97 0.159 22.43 0.054 7.81 0.040 -3.17 0.780 -1.67 0.799
Average wind gust -14.94 0.454 11.29 0.285 8.42 0.467 5.46 0.570 4.19 0.289
Humidity -2.03 0.775 3.09 0.340 -3.04 0.019 2.08 0.610 -1.43 0.087
Cloud -0.32 0.840 -0.45 0.701 2.33 0.593 -2.00 0.380 4.09 0.108
Sunny days -6.76 0.288 0.04 0.989 0.70 0.802 4.96 0.270 0.96 0.467
Sun hours -0.49 0.507 -0.30 0.582 -1.67 0.003 -0.18 0.770 -0.75 0.017