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Table 3 Relative importance and estimates for parameters predicting infestation probability and parasite load

From: Environmental variation mediates the prevalence and co-occurrence of parasites in the common lizard, Zootoca vivipara

  Infestation probability Parasite load
IM COEF SE IM COEF SE
Mites
 PC1 0.85 0.21* 0.10 0.32 0.06 0.04
 Tmax6 0.62 0.17 0.10 0.23 0.01 0.04
 Sex-m 1.00 0.81*** 0.19 0.84 0.33*** 0.08
 Body condition 0.25 0.08 0.15 0.78 − 0.29*** 0.08
 Year 2014 1.00 1.58*** 0.23 0.51 0.44** 0.13
 Year 2015 1.00 0.41 0.27 0.51 0.22 0.15
Ticks
 PC1 1.00 − 0.52*** 0.11 0.31 − 0.05 0.09
 Tmax6 0.68 − 0.17 0.09 0.31 − 0.04 0.06
 Sex-m 0.69 0.39 0.22 0.25 0.07 0.12
 Body condition 0.27 0.06 0.15 0.22 − 0.03 0.11
 Year 2014 0.83 0.51 0.26 0.55 0.02 0.14
 Year 2015 0.83 0.64* 0.26 0.55 − 0.33* 0.16
  1. Upper panel: infestation probability and parasite load for mites; Lower panel: infestation probability and parasite load for ticks
  2. IM relative importance, COEF coefficients, SE standard error, Sex-m male sex, Tmax6 mean maximal temperature in June
  3. Significant levels: * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001