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Table 1 Summary of top performing multivariate hierarchical models for risk of GIN transmission. Models are ranked based on the Deviance Information Criterion (DIC). Year is included in all models as a random fixed effect

From: Where’s the risk? Landscape epidemiology of gastrointestinal parasitism in Alberta beef cattle

Rank Model Parameters DIC ΔDIC
1 Daily average GDD (base 5 °C), Minimum temperature (°C) 54.71 0.00
2 Daily average GDD (base 5 °C), Minimum temperature (°C), Daily accumulated precipitation (mm/day) 56.02 1.31
3 Daily average GDD (base 5 °C), Minimum temperature (°C), Total accumulated precipitation (mm) 56.11 1.40
4 Daily average GDD (base 5 °C), Minimum temperature (°C), Minimum humidity (%) 56.27 1.56
Null Model - 106.20 51.49