Using the information value method in a geographic information system and remote sensing for malaria mapping: a case study from India.

  title={Using the information value method in a geographic information system and remote sensing for malaria mapping: a case study from India.},
  author={Praveen Kumar Rai and Mahendra Singh Nathawat and Shalini Rai},
  journal={Informatics in primary care},
  volume={21 1},
BACKGROUND This paper explores the scope of malaria-susceptibility modelling to predict malaria occurrence in an area. OBJECTIVE An attempt has been made in Varanasi district, India, to evaluate the status of malaria disease and to develop a model by which malaria-prone zones could be predicted using five classes of relative malaria susceptibility, i.e.very low, low, moderate, high and very high categories. The information value (Info Val) method was used to assess malaria occurrence and… 

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