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Table 4 Climate variables and bivariate factors related to fly density and the percentage of males. Values of coefficient (r) and P-values obtained by Spearman’s correlation analysis

From: Detection of Thelazia callipaeda in Phortica variegata and spread of canine thelaziosis to new areas in Spain

  Fly density % males Tset RHset Tmax daily Tmin daily Tmean daily Tmean monthly Wind speed Rainfall monthly
Fly density r(23) = 1 r(23) = -0.44
P = 0.03*
r(17) = -0.18
P = 0.4
r(17) = 0.07
P = 0.7
r(24) = 0.33
P = 0.11
r(24) = 0.45
P = 0.02*
r(24) = 0.42 P = 0.04* r(24) = 0.50
P = 0.11
r(22) = 0.27
P = 0.22
r(21) = -0.16
P = 0.47
% Males r(23) = -0.44 P = 0.03* r(23) = 1 r(17) = 0.53
P = 0.02*
r(17) = 0.3
P = 0.2
r(23) = 0.30
P = 0.15
r(23) = 0.14
P = 0.49
r(23) = 0.18
P = 0.38
r(23) = 0.15
P = 0.49
r(21) = 0.36
P = 0.11
r(20) = 0.1
P = 0.64
  1. *P < 0.05
  2. Abbreviations: T set temperature recorded at the time of capture, RH set relative humidity recorded at the time of capture, T max maximum temperature, T min minimum temperature, T mean mean temperature