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Table 2 Results of the 30 runs of the models with individual variables excluded in turn

From: Environmental factors associated with the distribution of visceral leishmaniasis in endemic areas of Bangladesh: modeling the ecological niche

  % Contribution in model development Jackknife test
(based on training gain)
Excluded variable Test AUC Standard deviation 1st 2nd 3rd
None 0.819 0.0328 bio18 bio18 LST
Annual mean temperature (Bio_1) 0.818 0.0330 bio18 bio18 LST
Mean diurnal range (Bio_2) 0.820 0.0329 bio18 bio18 LST
Isothermality (Bio_3) 0.821 0.0327 bio18 bio18 LST
Temperature seasonality (Bio_4) 0.819 0.0331 bio18 bio18 LST
Max temperature of warmest month (Bio_5) 0.819 0.0330 bio18 bio18 NDWI
Min temperature of coldest month (Bio_6) 0.819 0.0332 bio18 bio18 LST
Temperature annual range (Bio_7) 0.820 0.0329 bio18 bio18 LST
Mean temperature of wettest quarter (Bio_8) 0.819 0.0329 bio18 bio18 LST
Mean temperature of driest quarter (Bio_9) 0.820 0.0328 bio18 bio18 LST
Mean temperature of warmest quarter (Bio_10) 0.819 0.0330 bio18 bio18 LST
Mean temperature of coldest quarter (Bio_11) 0.819 0.0329 bio18 bio18 LST
Annual precipitation (Bio_12) 0.820 0.0328 bio18 bio18 LST
Precipitation of wettest month (Bio_13) 0.818 0.0330 bio18 bio18 LST
Precipitation of driest month (Bio_14) 0.820 0.0325 bio18 bio18 LST
Precipitation seasonality (Bio_15) 0.812 0.0337 bio18 bio18 LST
Precipitation of wettest quarter (Bio_16) 0.820 0.0327 bio18 bio18 LST
Precipitation of driest quarter (Bio_17) 0.819 0.0329 bio18 bio18 LST
Precipitation of warmest quarter (Bio_18) 0.814 0.0331 GST bio13 LST
Precipitation of coldest quarter (Bio_19) 0.819 0.0330 bio18 bio18 LST
Soil drainage 0.814 0.033 bio18 bio18 GST
General soil type (GST) 0.811 0.0342 bio18 bio18 LST
Soil moisture 0.820 0.0327 bio18 bio18 LST
Soil reaction 0.820 0.0327 bio18 bio18 NDWI
Land use/land cover category (LULC) 0.820 0.0328 bio18 bio18 LST
Normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) 0.822 0.0321 bio18 bio18 NDWI
Normalized difference water index (NDWI) 0.813 0.0334 bio18 bio18 LST
Topographic wetness index (TWI) 0.819 0.0328 bio18 bio18 LST
Land surface temperature (LST) 0.813 0.0328 bio18 bio18 NDWI
Elevation 0.820 0.0327 bio18 bio18 LST
  1. Italicized variables are considered to have contributed most to the model development