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Table 3 Meteorological variables associated with monthly nymph density in the minimal adequate model of the multivariate analysis

From: Environmental factors influencing tick densities over seven years in a French suburban forest

Variable Effect size Wald statistic P-value
Tmin M 0.098 74.32 <0.001
Tmin M-2 -0.066 35.66 < 0.001
Tmin M-4 -0.127 116.81 < 0.001
Tmin M-5 -0.255 577.33 < 0.001
Tmin M-7 0.135 154.9 < 0.001
Tmin M-8 0.263 414.25 < 0.001
Tmin M-9 -0.251 536.37 < 0.001
Tmin M-10 -0.306 757.73 < 0.001
Frost days -0.287 640.61 < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: Tmin minimum monthly temperature; Tmin M-2 minimum monthly temperature 2 months previously; Tmin M-4 minimum monthly temperature 4 months previously; Tmin M-5 minimum monthly temperature 5 months previously; Tmin M-7 minimum monthly temperature 7 months previously; Tmin M-8 minimum monthly temperature 8 months previously; Tmin M-9 minimum monthly temperature 9 months previously; Tmin M-10 minimum monthly temperature 10 months previously; Frost days current month’s number of frost days