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Table 1 Non-spatial and spatial correlation between TB and its potential predictors

From: Spatiotemporal distribution and predictors of tuberculosis incidence in Morocco

Variable Univariate I (P) b (P) Bivariate I (P)
Outcome (year)
 TB (2009) 0.169 (0.035)   
 TB (2011) 0.229 (0.009)   
 TB (2012) 0.230 (0.007)   
 TB (2013) 0.389 (0.001)   
 TB (2014) 0.387 (0.001)   
Covariates (year)
 Rainfall (2009) 0.895 (0.001) 0.31 (< 0.001) 0.419 (0.001)
 Rainfall (2011) 0.894 (0.001) 0.196 (0.03) 0.350 (0.001)
 Rainfall (2012) 0.909 (0.001) 0.203 (0.03) 0.354 (0.001)
 Rainfall (2013) 0.854 (0.001) 0.380 (< 0.0001) 0.498 (0.001)
 Rainfall (2014) 0.832 (0.001) 0.373 (< 0.0001) 0.491 (0.001)
 Temperature (2009) 0.703 (0.001) −0.006 (0.95) −0.092 (0.09)
 Temperature (2011) 0.724 (0.001) −0.097 (0.29) −0.207 (0.003)
 Temperature (2012) 0.721 (0.001) −0.087 (0.33) −0.190 (0.001)
 Temperature (2013) 0.622 (0.001) −0.027 (0.76) −0.091 (0.078)
 Temperature (2014) 0.576 (0.001) 0.015 (0.87) −0.065 (0.190)
 Pop_Density (2009) 0.258 (0.007) 0.44 (< 0.0001) 0.225 (0.002)
 Pop_Density (2011) 0.250 (0.006) 0,53 (<  0.0001) 0.246 (0.005)
 Pop_Density (2012) 0.252 (0.004) 0,49 (<  0.0001) 0.250 (0.004)
 Pop_Density (2013) 0.252 (0.006) 0,56 (<  0.0001) 0.257 (0.004)
 Pop_Density (2014) 0.259 (0.004) 0,50 (<  0.0001) 0.182 (0.011)
 AIDS (2009) 0.345 (0.001) 0.26 (0.006) −0.139 (0.019)
  1. I = Moran’s Index statistic; P = P-Value; b = Kendall’s tau