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Table 1 Independent and dependent variables used in the proposed forecasting model

From: Analysis of significant factors for dengue fever incidence prediction

Independent variables Source Data type Unit
1. Average temperature (AvgTemp) Thai Meteorological department Continuous Celsius (°C)
2. Average rainfall (AvgRain) Thai Meteorological department Continuous Millimeters (mm)
3. Average humidity (AvgHumid) Thai Meteorological department Continuous Percentage (%)
4. Average wind speed (AvgWind) Thai Meteorological department Continuous Miles per hour (mph)
5. Ae. aegypti larvae infection rate (AegRate) Parasitology Department, Chulalongkorn University Continuous Percentage (%)
6. Female mosquito infection rate (Fmosquito) Parasitology Department, Chulalongkorn University Continuous Percentage (%)
7. Male mosquito infection rate (Mmosquito) Parasitology Department, Chulalongkorn University Continuous Percentage (%)
8. Season - Nominal N/A
9. Population (Pop) Total population in each studied region Continuous Number of people
10. Dengue cases National Trustworthy and Competent Authority Epidemiological Surveillance and Investigation Department (NTCAESI) Continuous Cases per 100,000 individuals