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Table 3 Univariate correlations between the yearly cases of NE and seasonal climate variables three (Y-3), two (Y-2), one year(s) (Y-1) before, or during the same year (Y 0).

From: Relating increasing hantavirus incidences to the changing climate: the mast connection

  Spearman R P
Summer temperature Y-3 -0.25 <0.01
Summer precipitation Y-3 0.39 <0.001
Summer temperature Y-2 0.32 <0.001
Summer precipitation Y-2 -0.03 0.73
Summer temperature Y-1 0.16 0.05
Summer precipitation Y-1 0.18 0.02
Spring temperature Y-1 -0.29 <0.001
Spring precipitation Y-1 0.05 0.53
Spring temperature Y 0 -0.04 0.72
Spring precipitation Y 0 -0.11 0.31
Winter temperature Y-1 -0.13 0.11
Winter precipitation Y-1 -0.19 0.02
Fall temperature Y-1 0.51 <0.001
Fall precipitation Y-1 -0.14 0.07
  1. Associations indicated in bold remain significant after sequential Bonferroni correction