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Table 2 Model selection for exploring the best generalized linear model (GLM) explaining specificity variance of the visual detection of mange in 347 Iberian ibexes. In bold, the model with substantial support for being the best model

From: How sensitive and specific is the visual diagnosis of sarcoptic mange in free-ranging Iberian ibexes?

GLM K AIC ΔAIC Wi
Sex + Period 3 209.91 0.00 0.42
Sex × Period 4 211.24 1.37 0.21
Period 2 211.57 1.63 0.19
Sex 2 213.33 3.39 0.08
AgeClass + Period 5 214.27 4.45 0.04
Sex × Period + AgeClass 7 215.11 5.43 0.03
AgeClass × Period 8 217.21 7.60 < 0.01
Sex + AgeClass 5 217.57 7.75 < 0.01
Sex × AgeClass + Period 9 218.76 8.89 < 0.01
AgeClass 4 218.76 8.89 < 0.01
Sex × AgeClass 8 222.61 13.00 < 0.01
  1. GLM: Generalized linear model; K: degrees of freedom, estimated parameters in the model; AIC: Akaike’s information criterion; ΔAIC: difference of AIC with respect to the best model; Wi: Akaike’s weight