Volume 22, Number 10—October 2016
Global Capacity for Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, 1996–2014
|Polity quartile||No. outbreaks*||Days to discovery hazard ratio (95% CI)||No. outbreaks*||Days to communication hazard ratio (95% CI)|
|Q1: Highest polity||67||1.04 (0.99–1.10)||67||1.01 (0.96–1.06)|
|Q2: High-intermediate||84||1.04 (1.00–1.09)||87||1.00 (0.96–1.05)|
|Q3: Low-intermediate||67||1.06 (1.00–1.13)†||67||1.05 (0.99–1.11)|
|Q4: Lowest polity||87||1.08 (1.04–1.13)†||88||1.03 (1.00–1.07)|
*Quartiles are uneven because polity score is ordinal, not continuous.
†Statistically significant (α = 0.05).
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