Table 2

Regression coefficient mean and 95% credible intervals (CrI) of covariates included in a Bayesian spatial model with Binomial response for the prevalence of tuberculosis, HIV and malaria in Ethiopia

CovariatesHIVTuberculosisMalaria
Regression coefficients
Mean (95% CrI)
Regression coefficients
Mean (95% CrI)
Regression coefficients
Mean (95% CrI)
Temperature0.23 (−0.92 to 1.430)−0.62 (−1.58 to 0.35)0.34 (0.26 to 0.43)
Precipitation−0.01 (−0.47 to 0.426)−0.22 (−0.57 to 0.09)0.31 (0.26 to 0.36)
Altitude−0.11 (−1.31 to 1.133)−0.72 (−1.76 to 0.33)−0.06 (−0.15 to 0.02)
Travel time to city0.53 (−0.96 to –0.122)0.18 (−0.12 to 0.48)0.11 (0.08 to 0.14)
Population density0.01 (0.005 to 0.014)0.008 (0.001 to 0.014)0.005 (−0.006 to –0.005)
Distance to water body0.18 (0.05 to 0.31)0.05 (−0.13 to 0.24)−0.002 (−0.011 to 0.007)
Distance to health facility−0.44 (−1.04 to 0.12)−0.29 (−0.91 to 0.29)0.300 (−0.35 to –0.254)
Intercept−5.97 (−6.67 to –5.37)−5.58 (−6.42 to –4.90)−5.667 (−5.88 to –5.44)
  • Bold shows ‘statistically significant’ results within a Bayesian framework (no zero within the 95% CrI).