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Volume 15, Number 12—December 2009


Possible Interruption of Malaria Transmission, Highland Kenya, 2007–2008

Chandy C. JohnComments to Author , Melissa A. Riedesel, Ng’wena G. Magak, Kim A. Lindblade, David M. Menge, James S. Hodges, John M. Vulule, and Willis Akhwale
Author affiliations: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (C.C. John, M.A. Riedesel, D.M. Menge); Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya (N.G. Magak); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K.A. Lindblade); University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (J.S. Hodges); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisian, Kenya (J.M. Vulule); Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya (W. Akhwale)

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Table 4

Average monthly rainfall and average daily temperature for Kipsamoite, Kenya, April 2003–March 2008*

Year Mean (SD) monthly total rainfall, mm† p value Mean (SD) daily temperature, °C† p value
2003 Apr–2004 Mar 132.8 (83.6) Ref 18.5 (0.9) Ref
2004 Apr–2005 Mar 101.4 (48.9) 0.274 18.7 (0.6) 0.510
2005 Apr–2006 Mar 119.2 (97.6) 0.717 18.8 (0.6) 0.346
2006 Apr–2007 Mar 130.5 (76.7) 0.957 17.8 (0.6) 0.039
2007 Apr–2008 Mar 105.2 (81.6) 0.422 18.8 (0.6) 0.352

*Ref, reference.
†Means were compared by using the 2-sample t test.

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