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Table 2 CRF regression coefficients for predictors of each parasite’s infection probability

From: Parasite associations predict infection risk: incorporating co-infections in predictive models for neglected tropical diseases

ParasitePredictorβ coefficient (95% CI)
Ascaris lumbricoidesT. trichiura occurrence1.15 (1.07–1.25)
Elevation0.57 (0.47–0.65)
Proportion of human settlements classified as rural × T. trichiura occurrence− 0.15 (− 0.29– − 0.03)
NDVI− 0.14 (− 0.23– − 0.05)
Proportion of households with electricity− 0.11 (− 0.19– − 0.03)
Age0.05 (0.02–0.08)
Hookworm spp.S. mansoni occurrence0.69 (0.24–1.06)
T. trichiura occurrence0.66 (0.49–0.82)
Elevation− 0.47 (− 0.56– − 0.37)
Proportion of households with electricity− 0.27 (− 0.39– − 0.19)
Proportion of households with electricity × T. trichiura occurrence− 0.22 (− 0.41– − 0.06)
Schistosoma mansoniHookworm occurrence0.69 (0.24–1.06)
T. trichiura occurrence0.42 (0.05–0.72)
Male0.27 (0.09–0.51)
Trichuris trichiuraA. lumbricoides occurrence1.15 (1.07–1.25)
Hookworm occurrence0.66 (0.49–0.82)
NDVI− 0.43 (− 0.53– − 0.30)
S. mansoni occurrence0.42 (0.05–0.72)
Proportion of landcover classified as cropland− 0.28 (− 0.37– − 0.20)
Proportion of households with electricity × Hookworm spp. occurrence− 0.22 (− 0.41– − 0.06)
Surface soil moisture0.15 (0.06–0.21)
Proportion of human settlements classified as rural × A. lumbricoides occurrence− 0.15 (− 0.29– − 0.03)
  1. Notes: Only predictors whose 95% credible intervals (CIs) did not include zero are shown. Interaction effect between a co-occurring parasite and an environmental/demographic covariate is indicated by “×”
  2. Abbreviation: NDVI, normalized difference vegetation index