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Volume 15, Number 7—July 2009

Research

Increased Host Species Diversity and Decreased Prevalence of Sin Nombre Virus

Laurie J. DizneyComments to Author  and Luis A. Ruedas
Author affiliations: Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA

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Table 3

Comparison of deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) density and Sin Nombre virus infection prevalence, Portland, Oregon, USA, October 2002−September 2005

Site no. Deer mouse density
  Infection prevalence
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
1 6.78 22.38 8.76   0.049 0.141* 0.148
2 13.77 32.86 24.71   0.004† 0.011† 0.037*†
3 8.57 13.62 8.11   0.000† 0.013† 0.044†
4 15.92 23.34 7.30   0.015 0.004† 0.030†
5 7.74 23.43 7.80   0.021 0.012† 0.023†

*Significance between years at α = 0.05 using a test of homogeneity of proportions with the Yates continuity correction.
†Significance between site 1 and other sites at α = 0.05 with the Fisher exact test for count data.

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