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Table 4 Parameter estimates of variables derived from the full logistic regression model aiming at explaining the spatio-temporal variation in human tick-borne encephalitis infections in southern Germany from 2001-2008

From: Determinants of tick-borne encephalitis in counties of southern Germany, 2001-2008

Parameter Estimate Standard error z-value
Intercept -11.94*** 0.32 -37.30
Proportion broad-leafed forest 2.21*** 0.47 4.71
Proportion coniferous forest 4.38*** 0.23 18.69
Proportion mixed forest 3.21*** 0.32 10.04
Largest patch index -0.58** 0.21 -2.76
Red deer hunting bag -0.27* 0.11 -2.74
Roe deer hunting bag 0.21*** 0.02 10.42
Red fox hunting bag -0.21*** 0.04 -4.97
Spring warming -0.14*** 0.02 -6.09
Spatial autocorrelation 817.75*** 211.47 3.87
Year 2002 -0.16 0.10 -1.63
Year 2003 -0.02 0.10 -0.18
Year 2004 -0.09 0.09 -0.98
Year 2005 0.42*** 0.08 4.92
Year 2006 0.64*** 0.08 7.81
Year 2007 -0.30** 0.10 -2.93
Year 2008 -0.01 0.09 -0.13
  1. (***P-value < 0.001; **P-value < 0.01; *P-value < 0.05).