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Table 4 Model comparison

From: Analysis of significant factors for dengue fever incidence prediction

Model Variables AIC BIC MAPE (%) Model compared Chi-square p-value
1 Season + Fmosquito + Mmosquito + AegRate 160.33 178.15 325.38 - - -
2 Season + Fmosquito + Mmosquito 159.32 174.17 336.96 2 vs. 1a 0.49 0.482
3 Season + Fmosquito 158.27 170.15 326.81 3 vs. 2b 0.47 0.491
4 Season + Fmosquito + Season × Fmosquito 160.15 177.96 320.27 3 vs. 4c 1.06 0.588
  1. aH0: Model-2 is appropriate vs. H1: Model-1 is appropriate
  2. bH0: Model-3 is appropriate vs. H1: Model-2 is appropriate
  3. cH0: Model-3 is appropriate vs. H1: Model-4 is appropriate