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Table 3 Values of the Spearman’s correlation between the climatological variables and the frequency of males and females of Lutzomyia longipalpis

From: Ecological parameters of the (S)-9-methylgermacrene-B population of the Lutzomyia longipalpis complex in a visceral leishmaniasis area in São Paulo state, Brazil

Variable Males/trap/night Females/trap/night
Spearman’s coefficient Significance level (95%) Spearman’s coefficient Significance level (95%)
PT10Da 0.21 0.32 0.30 0.14
TMX10Db 0.26 0.20 0.03 0.90
TMN10Dc 0.47* 0.02 0.39 0.05
PT20Dd 0.52* 0.01 0.63* < 0.001
TMX20De 0.27 0.19 0.18 0.38
TMN20Df 0.50* 0.01 0.44* 0.03
  1. *P < 0.05; values statistically significant
  2. aTotal rainfall 10 days before the capture
  3. bAverage maximum temperature 10 days before the capture
  4. cAverage minimum temperature 10 days before the capture
  5. dTotal rainfall 20 days before the capture
  6. eAverage maximum temperature 10 days before the capture
  7. fAverage minimum temperature 10 days before the capture