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Table 1 Forward model selection of variables explaining variation in ked intensity in moose

From: Factors affecting deer ked (Lipoptena cervi) prevalence and infestation intensity in moose (Alces alces) in Norway

Age Gender Age: gender Moose density Age: moose density Altitude Scotch pine Norway spruce Coniferous forest Decidous forest Bog Longtitude Latitude (Latitude)2 AIC dAIC
x x x x            945.4 65.5
x x x x x           948.5 68.6
x x x x   x          937.4 57.5
x x x x   x x         915.7 35.8
x x x x   x x x        917.3 37.4
x x x x   x x   x       913.8 33.9
x x x x   x x   x x      915.2 35.3
x x x x   x x   x   x     912.9 33.0
x x x x   x x   x   x x    893.8 13.9
x x x x   x x   x   x x x   887.9 8.0
x x x x   x x   x   x x x x 879.9 0
  1. The best model (dAIC=0) is highlighted in bold.
  2. X = term included in model.