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Table 4 Comparison of the models’ discriminating abilities among the variable types

From: Where to deliver baits for deworming urban red foxes for Echinococcus multilocularis control: new protocol for micro-habitat modeling of fox denning requirements

Type of modeling variable Obihiro Sapporo
Selected variables Model AUC Model R2 Selected variables Model AUC Model R2
Percentages of landscape features* (best model) WROAD 0.987 0.781 WROAD 0.995 0.904
NROAD RIVER
OCPBL OCPBL
  GREEN    GREEN   
     L-river   
  L-river    L-ocpbl   
Linear distance L-green 0.722 0.128 L-vctbl 0.881 0.298
     L-farm   
     L-blank   
Single point habitat n/a** - - n/a** - -
  1. *The values are shown for the best model of each study area.
  2. **Single point habitat is not applicable as the predictor variable for modeling because this variable is univariate.
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