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Table 4 Fitted distributions for experimental incubation times, Plasmodium vivax malaria

From: The distribution of incubation and relapse times in experimental human infections with the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax

Distribution Old World, Tropical Old World, Temperate New World, Tropical New World, Temperate Global fit, All regions
  ∆ DIC ∆ DIC ∆ DIC ∆ DIC ∆ DIC
Exponential 583.1 111.8 109.8 332.9 917.2
Shifted exponential 114.3 45.5 1.8 141.5 275.0
Mixture exponential - - - - 919.1
Weibull 76.2 3.7 1.6 0.1 166.4
Shifted Weibull 12.3 2.3 0.2 0.0 33.7
Mixture Weibull - - - - 40.1
Log-normal 4.7 4.1 1.0 15.4 16.3
Shifted log-normal 2.5 5.5 1.1 17.6 0.4
Mixture log-normal - - - - 18.3
Log-logistic 3.1 0.0 3.4 16.6 14.2
Shifted log-logistic 0.0 1.5 2.5 18.3 0.0
Mixture log-logistic - - - - 16.1
Gamma 11.0 1.3 0.6 9.2 40.3
Shifted gamma 6.5 1.6 1.4 11.1 12.5
Mixture gamma - - - - 2.7
Gompertz 159.4 17.3 0.8 10.6 366.0
Shifted Gompertz 42.6 15.5 0.0 4.9 142.1
Mixture Gompertz - - - - 100.7
DIC of best-fit model 958.8 345.5 163.6 680.1 2374.6
  1. Note: mixture models showed non-normal posteriors and are not reported.
  2. Best fitting distributions are shown in bold.