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Table 1 Host factor and density predictors of roe deer body weight (n = 329)

From: Prevalence and predictors of vector-borne pathogens in Dutch roe deer

Dependent variable Model structurea Estimate ± SE t P
Roe deer body weight Intercept 7.549 (0.513) 14.705  < 0.001*
  Age category—yearling 2.845 (0.280) 10.167  < 0.001*
  Age category—adult 4.783 (0.231) 20.691  < 0.001*
  Sex—male 0.776 (0.213) 3.645  < 0.001*
  Nutritional condition—moderate 2.151 (0.467) 4.602  < 0.001*
  Nutritional condition—good 3.875 (0.568) 6.820  < 0.001*
  Health status—healthy 1.584 (0.584) 2.713 0.007*
  Density −0.164 (0.056) −2.916 0.004*
  1. aPredicted effect of age category (calf, yearling, adult), sex (female, male), nutritional condition (poor, moderate, good) and health (ill, healthy) on the variable body weight, subset data (n = 329). Model reference categories: age category: calf; sex: female; nutritional condition: poor; health status: ill
  2. *Statistically significant