Volume 7, Issue 11 (November 2020), Pages: 58-66
Original Research Paper
Title: Spatial statistic of reproduction of dengue fever mosquitoes transmitter phenomenon in the university municipality Jeddah Province Saudi Arabia during 2018
Author(s): Farah Abdallah Mohammed Elhassan 1, Mohammed Alameen Eissa Qurashi 1, *, Mubarak H. Elhafian 2
1Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
2Collage of Science and Arts Department of Mathematics, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Dengue fever mosquitoes transmitter spread in Jeddah Province in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a result of environmental, cultural, and other factors. The concerned bodies are carrying out fighting operations in order to provide a mechanism to concentrate on certain areas and place them as a priority in fighting operations. The objective of this study is centered on examining the spatial methods to know mosquitoes' reproduction patterns and assist the decision-makers in Jeddah Municipality to know mosquitoes' reproduction patterns and the geographical places where they concentrate inside University Municipality. Therefore, it is necessary to know the Municipality pattern in the University Municipality, and the range of spatial correlation availability to the analysis of mosquitoes reproduction spread pattern. The study of mosquitoes reproduction in University Municipality was completed, The data of this study was represented in the number of dengue fever mosquitoes transmitter reproduction during the weeks (1 to 46) in 2018 successively for different districts in University municipality, they are (Al-Thagr, Al-University, Al-Sulaymaniah-al-Ruabi-Al-Fayha) using GPS technology for reproduction pits. The most important finding of the study is that mosquitoes reproduction phenomenon in University Municipality is randomly distributed, and University and Al-Thagr districts are the most districts where dengue fever mosquitoes transmitter are reproduced. We also find that the distribution pattern is not spaced or close or cluster, i.e., not randomly distributed. Out of the most study recommendation is a concentration on “University and Al-Thagr districts” by taking many measurements which limit dengue fever mosquitoes transmitter reproduction in the University Municipality and can be circulated to all districts in Jeddah province Municipalities. The research provides a good tool for the decision-makers and assists them in determining the areas which need fighting operations more than the others.
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Keywords: Dengue fever, Mosquitoes reproduction, University municipality, Directional distribution, Spatial statistics
Article History: Received 25 October 2019, Received in revised form 22 May 2020, Accepted 29 June 2020
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Conflict of interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Elhassan FAM, Qurashi MAE, and Elhafian MH (2020). Spatial statistic of reproduction of dengue fever mosquitoes transmitter phenomenon in the university municipality Jeddah Province Saudi Arabia during 2018. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 7(11): 58-66
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