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Table 2 Sampling level bivariate regressions

From: A multi-level analysis of the relationship between environmental factors and questing Ixodes ricinus dynamics in Belgium

Variables Descriptive Statistics Coefficient (Std. Error) in Regressions
Mean Range Nymph abundance Adult abundance
Daily minimum temperature (°C) Sampling day 7.97 −2.40–16.80 0.03 (0.03) 0.01 (0.02)
3 previous days mean 8.17 0.03–18.07 0.05 (0.03) 0.03 (0.03)
7 previous days mean 8.21 −1.20–18.56 0.05 (0.03) 0.03 (0.03)
Daily maximum temperature (°C) Sampling day 19.55 8.40–33.00 0.05 (0.03)* 0.02 (0.02)
3 previous days mean 18.73 7.40–29.80 0.04 (0.03) 0.01 (0.02)
7 previous days mean 18.44 5.16–29.64 0.03 (0.03) 0.01 (0.02)
Daily precipitation (mm) Sampling day 1.28 0–24.30 −0.02 (0.04) −0.02 (0.03)
3 previous days mean 1.44 0–21.47 −0.02 (0.05) −0.04 (0.05)
7 previous days mean 1.93 0–11.79 0.04 (0.06) −0.01 (0.05)
Daily wind speed (m/s) Sampling day 3.13 0.90–8.00 −0.14 (0.10) −0.14 (0.09)
3 previous days mean 3.19 0.90–7.60 −0.12 (0.13) −0.10 (0.11)
7 previous days mean 3.27 1.17–8.99 −0.49 (0.14)*** −0.26 (0.12)*
Daily relatively humidity (%) Sampling day 71.75 52.00–93.00 −0.04 (0.01)* −0.01 (0.01)
3 previous days mean 74.36 47.67–94.67 −0.03 (0.02) −0.01 (0.01)
7 previous days mean 74.19 51.00–91.86 −0.03 (0.02) −0.001 (0.02)
Daily vapour pressure deficit (kPa) Sampling day 0.47 0.11–1.25 1.37 (0.55)* 0.41 (0.48)
  3 previous days mean 0.42 0.07–1.35 1.09 (0.62). 0.18 (0.53)
  7 previous days mean 0.42 0.12–1.17 1.19 (0.67). 0.06 (0.58)
  1. Significant variables are highlighted in bold.
  2. ***P < 0.001; **P < 0.01; *P < 0.05; .P < 0.1.