Table 2: Description of parameter variables of the malaria model.

ParameterDescription

Mosquito contact rate with human

Mosquito biting rate

Probability of human getting infected (the probability of transmission of infection from an infectious mosquito to a susceptible human provided there is a bite)

Probability of a mosquito getting infected (the probability of transmission of infection from an infectious human to a susceptible mosquito provided there is a bite)

Per capita natural death rate of humans

Per capita natural death rate of mosquitoes

Per capita rate of loss of immunity by recovered individuals

Humans progression rate from exposed to infected

Mosquitoes progression rate from exposed to infected

Recruitment rate of human by birth and by getting pregnant

Recruitment of mosquitoes by birth

Per capita disease induced death rate for humans (pregnant and under 5)

Proportion of spontaneous individual recovery

Force of infection for susceptible humans (pregnant and under 5) to exposed individuals

Force of infection for susceptible pregnant humans to exposed individuals

Force of infection for susceptible mosquitoes to exposed mosquitoes