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Table 4 Results of Cross-correlation of military malaria patients and meteorological factors of South Korea (2006–2011)

From: Assessing the impact of meteorological factors on malaria patients in demilitarized zones in Republic of Korea

Weather station meterological factor Cross-correlation coefficients of military malaria patients and meteorological factors by time lag
Lag1 Lag2 Lag3 Lag4 Lag5 Lag6 Lag7 Lag8 Lag9 Lag10 Lag11 Lag12
Munsan (Paju) Average temperature 0.57974 0.35155 0.04358 −0.29142 −0.5619 −0.64975 −0.55559 −0.29692 0.03139 0.30964 0.49777 0.52463
Maximum temperature 0.56266 0.34596 0.05285 −0.28175 −0.55878 −0.65644 −0.55664 −0.29270 0.03924 0.30936 0.49574 0.51516
Minimum temperature 0.58073 0.34165 0.02129 −0.30964 −0.56946 −0.64196 −0.54372 −0.29042 0.03367 0.31436 0.50068 0.52804
Precipitation 0.30709 0.12049 −0.05356 −0.26302 −0.36700 −0.35330 −0.31283 −0.19622 −0.02474 0.18855 0.24974 0.33081
Snow depth −0.29098 −0.21836 −0.06296 0.1905 0.3665 0.40857 0.25944 0.12656 −0.11301 −0.20772 −0.29325 −0.31238
Wind velocity 0.22814 0.44321 0.52579 0.61399 0.44778 0.25446 −0.07253 −0.2131 −0.31132 −0.26316 −0.17564 −0.06557
Relative humidity 0.36669 0.05854 −0.26161 −0.4935 −0.61343 −0.54843 −0.33246 −0.07683 0.20975 0.41969 0.48565 0.44976
Duration of sunshine −0.25824 −0.07013 0.10738 0.19772 0.19205 0.09003 0.09689 0.08826 0.02436 −0.09703 −0.0727 −0.14867
Cloud amount −0.09007 −0.09011 −0.10937 −0.10022 −0.12033 −0.0779 −0.05642 −0.01894 −0.00161 0.00932 0.02754 0.03294
Chuncheon (Hwacheon & Chuncheon) Average temperature 0.40453 0.17028 −0.08712 −0.36101 −0.52516 −0.55360 −0.43391 −0.18914 0.11511 0.37533 0.52307 0.54965
Maximum temperature 0.39775 0.17289 −0.07968 −0.35042 −0.52654 −0.55914 −0.43723 −0.19351 0.11127 0.36997 0.51275 0.54316
Minimum temperature 0.38967 0.14221 −0.11379 −0.38639 −0.52500 −0.53871 −0.41130 −0.16382 0.13709 0.39590 0.53562 0.54655
Precipitation 0.42634 0.07917 −0.10708 −0.22790 −0.28368 −0.25436 −0.25591 −0.18232 0.04048 0.34549 0.35692 0.26451
Snow depth −0.27816 −0.15307 0.06974 0.26459 0.33595 0.16506 0.22384 0.10788 −0.17168 −0.21546 −0.30791 −0.29028
Wind velocity 0.14029 0.21942 0.17884 −0.01403 −0.14410 −0.34594 −0.41934 −0.38530 −0.29720 −0.20910 −0.09502 0.02567
Relative humidity 0.07506 −0.20981 −0.32562 −0.40541 −0.25653 −0.11512 0.04494 0.23698 0.38670 0.49291 0.43361 0.27622
Duration of sunshine 0.04313 0.17192 0.18042 0.21115 0.01058 −0.09447 −0.09895 −0.11490 −0.13595 −0.15572 −0.08456 0.03621
Cloud amount 0.38957 0.19240 −0.00265 −0.25102 −0.27639 −0.34421 −0.33002 −0.16087 0.04080 0.27608 0.41410 0.39907