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Table 6 Fitted distributions for experimental relapse 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 112.3 121.8 39.0 106.2 147.4
Shifted exponential 86.2 80.1 13.3 103.9 134.1
Mixture exponential 109.1 121.1 40.2 106.4 144.9
Weibull 138.1 221.2 111.8 212.4 190.7
Shifted Weibull 55.6 79.2 13.2 104.5 120.0
Mixture Weibull 80.5 3.8 4.2 14.3 5.4
Log-normal 98.5 111.1 9.0 126.4 178.9
Shifted log-normal 60.4 151.0 34.3 146.6 219.8
Mixture log-normal 75.4 13.6 11.1 17.5 4.7
Log-logistic 93.7 125.2 8.2 121.4 189.3
Shifted log-logistic 60.5 131.9 25.2 129.8 190.1
Mixture log-logistic 94.5 126.8 9.5 122.3 4.1
Gamma 112.0 94.3 9.7 104.7 130.5
Shifted gamma 54.3 80.8 15.0 105.5 131.0
Mixture gamma 86.4 25.7 9.3 1.1 7.5
Gompertz 114.0 107.8 2.7 64.1 74.9
Shifted Gompertz 89.4 79.1 0.0 63.9 73.4
   Mixture Gompertz 0.0 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.0
DIC of best-fit model 144.5 1402.0 219.6 467.17 2596.2
  1. Best fitting distributions are shown in bold.