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Table 3 Estimates for the parameters in the model describing the densities of questing nymphal plus adult Ixodes ricinus 2006 – 2009

From: Circumstantial evidence for an increase in the total number and activity of borrelia-infected ixodes ricinus in the Netherlands

Sampling locations Baseline tick density/activity Population trend Month of peak tick density/activity Aggregation index P-value
Appelscha 2.3 0.8 6.2 3.5 0.04
Bilthoven 2.2 0.0 6.0 2.6 1.00
Ede 20.4 0.0 6.3 1.9 1.00
Eijsden 10.5 0.0 6.1 1.1 0.07
Gieten 8.5 0.0 5.9 1.9 0.61
Hoog Baarlo 12.2 −1.6 5.7 2.2 0.02
Kwade hoek 3.5 0.0 6.4 0.4 1.00
Montferland 11.0 0.0 5.7 0.6 0.08
Schiermonnikoog 2.5 0.0 6.1 1.8 1.00
Twiske 11.2 0.0 5.8 0.4 1.00
Vaals 5.6 0.0 6.5 0.3 1.00
Veldhoven 20.8 0.0 5.5 1.1 1.00
Wassenaar 2.6 2.6 5.8 0.5 0.01
  1. See the legend for Table 1.