Table 2

Electronic search preliminary results

DatabaseDate of searchKeywordsNumber of publications retrieved
PubMed28 March 2018(malaria OR plasmodium)97‚ÄČ492
(malaria OR plasmodium) AND (map* OR geographic information systems OR GIS OR global positioning system OR GPS)1078
(malaria OR plasmodium) AND (map* OR geographic information systems OR GIS OR global positioning system OR GPS) AND (spatial OR space-time OR space* OR spatio-temporal OR spatio* OR spatial cluster OR small area OR small-area OR bayesian OR geo statistical OR modelling)352
Limit publication year from 1968 to 2018352