Model description

Fixed effects

Mean (estimated)

SE

Pvalue

Delta AICc


B. burgdorferi (s.l.)

(Intercept)

9.7

1.5

9.9 × 10^{11}

–

Growing degreedays^{a}

0.5

0.1

1.8 × 10^{5}

15.1

Mean nymph abundance/10 m^{2}

0.2

0.1

0.0010

7.1

Density of B. burgdorferi (s.l.)infected ticks

(Intercept)

12.4

1.8

9.6 × 10^{12}

–

B. afzelii

Growing degreedays^{a}

0.5

0.1

0.00015

11.9

(Intercept)

12.1

3.3

0.00021

–

B. garinii

Growing degreedays^{a}

0.5

0.3

0.031

3.3

(Intercept)

5.8

0.4

<2.0 × 10^{16}

–

 Delta AICc indicates the change in AICc after removing each variable from the bestfit model

^{a}UK Met Office Long Term Average climate data [35]

Abbreviation: SE standard error