Impact of El Niño/Southern Oscillation on Visceral Leishmaniasis, Brazil
Carlos Roberto Franke*, Mario Ziller†, Christoph Staubach† , and Mojib Latif‡
Author affiliations: *Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil; †Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Wusterhausen, Germany; ‡Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg, Germany;
Figure 3. Result of the regression model. The figure represents the annual number of cases of visceral leishmaniasis per 10,000 inhabitants during 1985 to 1999 (solid line), the fitted regression model (broken line), and the corresponding 95% confidence limits (dotted lines).
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