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Table 2 Predictors of human cases by rainfall district and for combined districts

From: Rainfall and sentinel chicken seroconversions predict human cases of Murray Valley encephalitis in the north of Western Australia

  Combined districts District 20 District 30 Districts 40 and 50
  p Odds 95% CI p Odds 95% CI p Odds 95% CI p Odds 95% CI
Model 1 – Chicken seroconversion rate as predictor
Rain_1 NS - - - NS - - - NS - - - 0.006 1.111 1.031 1.196
Rain_2 <0.001 1.075 1.048 1.102 <0.001 1.113 1.056 1.174 0.004 1.090 1.027 1.157 0.012 1.110 1.024 1.204
Rain_3 - - - - - - - - 0.038 1.075 1.004 1.151 - - - -
Chick_1 <0.001 1.041 1.025 1.057 0.01 1.042 1.010 1.074 - - - - <0.001 1.052 1.029 1.077
Model 2 – Any chicken seroconversion as predictor
Rain_1 NS - - - NS - - - NS - - - 0.002 1.112 1.041 1.189
Rain_2 <0.001 1.061 1.034 1.089 <0.001 1.127 1.071 1.187 0.001 1.102 1.039 1.168 - - - -
Rain_3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
AnySC_1 <0.001 10.125 3.712 27.612 - - - - 0.016 13.715 1.636 114.984 0.001 13.891 2.751 70.144
  1. NS = Not significant so not included in the model.