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Table 3 Association between malaria cases and environmental factors based on the strength of the Pearson’s Coefficient (r)

From: Small-area spatial statistical analysis of malaria clusters and hotspots in Cameroon;2000–2015

Malaria Year Environmental Covariate t-value p-value r
2000 Enhanced Vegetation Index 6.411488736 < 0.001 0.2580944
2005 Enhanced Vegetation Index 6.176010282 < 0.001 0.24921445
2010 Enhanced Vegetation Index 6.099155642 < 0.001 0.24630246
2015 Enhanced Vegetation Index 6.135765971 < 0.001 0.247690448
2000 Rainfall 4.268475912 < 0.001 0.175105281
2005 Rainfall 4.479970031 < 0.001 0.183495927
2010 Rainfall 3.633057011 < 0.001 0.149672211
2015 Rainfall 6.258955928 < 0.001 0.252349658
2015 Nightlights Composite 11.91561684 < 0.001 0.444692469