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Table 7 Average distances (±SD) from the nearest landscape feature to dens and control points in Obihiro

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

Linear distance parameter Den site Control point   p
Average distance (m)  n Average distance (m)   n
L-wroad 173 (±132) 35 167 (±103) 120 0.9676
L-nroad 64 (±56) 35 61 (±51) 120 0.9216
L-water 141 (±185) 35 157 (±225) 120 0.0990
L-river 288 (±387) 35 722 (±1003) 120 0.0037*
L-ocpbl 200 (±238) 35 195 (±108) 120 0.0719
L-vctbl 110 (±93) 35 109 (±86) 120 0.9488
L-farm 468 (±390) 35 531 (±480) 120 0.8552
L-green 115 (±176) 35 272 (±309) 120 0.0027*
L-blank 246 (±168) 35 222 (±248) 120 0.0673
  1. *p < 0.05.
  2. p indicates the significance probability when the den sites and control points were compared by Mann–Whitney U test.
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