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Table 1 Attributes and their relative weights according to the potential risk of fasciolosis in Espírito Santo state, Brazil

From: Bioclimatic distribution and prevalence maps for Fasciola hepatica in Espírito Santo State, Brazil

Variable Relative weight
1 – Suitable1 2 – Restrictive1 3 – Impracticable1
Altitude 0-500 m 500-1000 >1000 m
Temperature 15-25°C 10-15°C and > 25°C < 10°C
Slope Until 10% 10 to 15% Above 15%
Rainfall 1000-2500 mm/year > 1000 mm/year > 2500 mm/year
  1. 1(1) Suitable region, (2) restrictive region and (3) impracticable region for the occurrence of fasciolosis.