Table 1

Population, Concept and Context framework for determination of eligibility of review question

CriteriaDeterminant
PopulationEmpirical studies utilising spatio - temporal modelling approaches
ConceptGeographic information systems, spatial visualisation techniques, spatio - temporal modelling, cluster detection techniques, covariate selection
ContextTime frame: All publications from 1968 to 2018 are to be included. The starting year of 1968 has been tentatively chosen as this was when the first global audit of malaria endemicity was undertaken.8 22 33
Geography: low/middle-income countries with current or past malaria transmission
The language of publication: No language restrictions