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Table 2 Pearson’s correlations (coefficient of correlations) between the various physicochemical parameters

From: The physicochemical and environmental factors affecting the distribution of Anopheles merus along the Kenyan coast

Variables Temp (°C) Conduct (S/m) Salinity (dS/m) DO (mg/L) pH TDS (Mg/L) Emerg % Debris % Canopy % Algae %
Cond 0.233*          
Sal 0.110 0.686**         
DomgL -0.006 -0.124 -0.075        
PH -0.103 0.028 -0.030 0.158       
TDS 0.173 0.115 0.070 -0.063 -0.126      
Emerg % -0.048 -0.048 -0.039 0.019 0.031 -0.043     
Debris % -0.099 -0.012 0.034 -0.104 -0.060 -0.031 0.104    
Can % -0.142 0.083 -0.062 -0.173 0.095 -0.050 0.160* 0.088   
Algae % 0.117 0.017 -0.046 -0.022 -0.105 0.394** -0.049 -0.015 -0.042  
An. merus 0.346** 0.189 0.264* -0.200 -0.062 0.142 -0.096 -0.088 -0.029 0.151
  1. KEY:
  2. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).
  3. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).
  4. Temp = Temperature; Conduct = Conductivity; DO = Dissolved oxygen; TDS = Total dissolved solids; Can = Canopy coverage; Emerg = Emergent plant coverage.