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Table 2 Models of occupancy (ψ), the estimate of prevalence and rho (ρ), the estimate of detection probability for haemosporidian infections assessed using three molecular detection methods on samples from India and Sweden

From: Estimating prevalence of avian haemosporidians in natural populations: a comparative study on screening protocols

Model QAIC ΔQAIC AICc Weights Model Likelihood Parameters -2logL
Sweden + India
 {ψ (lab), ρ(methods*intensity)} 291.49 0.00 0.46 1.00 8 815.45
 {ψ(lab), ρ (methods *intensity) + lab} 293.22 1.73 0.19 0.42 9 814.64
 {ψ (lab), ρ (methods + intensity)} 293.58 2.09 0.16 0.35 6 833.47
 {ψ (lab), ρ (methods * intensity) + (methods*lab)} 295.23 3.74 0.07 0.15 11 808.75
 {ψ (lab), ρ(methods)} 296.00 4.51 0.04 0.10 5 846.57
 {ψ(lab), p(methods*lab) + intensity} 296.83 5.34 0.03 0.06 9 825.33
 {ψ(lab), p(methods + lab + intensity} 297.78 6.29 0.01 0.04 7 840.00
 {ψ(lab), ρ(methods*lab)} 299. 59 8.10 0.00 0.00 8 839.42
 {ψ (lab), ρ(methods + lab)} 301.96 10.47 0.00 0.00 6 858.28
 {ψ(lab), ρ(.)} 333.92 42.43 0.00 0.00 2 976.55
 {ψ(lab), ρ(intensity + lab)} 357.28 65.79 0.00 0.00 4 1033.87
 {ψ(lab), ρ(intensity*lab)} 427.48 135.99 0.00 0.00 3 1247.58