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Table 4 Bayesian Poisson regression model of the association between meteorological factors and HFMD in Beijing, 2010–2012

From: Spatio-temporal analysis of the relationship between meteorological factors and hand-foot-mouth disease in Beijing, China

Variable Mean Range Coefficient (95%CI) Relative Risk (95%CI)
Mean temperature (°C) 12.94 −4.78-28.61 0.06(0.03,0.09) 1.06(1.03,1.10)
Relative humidity (%) 50.35 24.77–71.90 0.05(0.01,0.08) 1.05(1.01,1.08)
Precipitation (mm) 1.79 0–9.16 0.03(−0.06,0.12) 1.03(0.94,1.12)
Wind velocity (m/s) 2.23 1.62–2.93 1.19(0.86,1.53) 3.30(2.37,4.60)
Sunshine (hour) 6.67 4.32–9.14 0.18(0.02,0.34) 1.20(1.02,1.40)
Overall Intercept    −9.53(−11.37,-7.68)