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Table 2 Summary of the linear mixed models fitted by Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo methods

From: Improving statistical inference on pathogen densities estimated by quantitative molecular methods: malaria gametocytaemia as a case study

Model Random effects Correlated random effects Heteroscedasticity DIC a
1 Slope NAb 302
2 Intercept NA 250
3 Intercept; slope 248
4 Intercept; slope 243
5 Intercept NA 196
6 Intercept; slope 189
7 Intercept; slope 183
  1. Symbols: , included in the model; ✗ not included in the model.
  2. aDeviance information criterion.
  3. bNot applicable.