Volume 26, Number 12—December 2020
Game Animal Density, Climate, and Tick-Borne Encephalitis in Finland, 2007–2017
|Species||Coefficient (95% CI of coefficient)||IR (95% CI)||p value||AIC||BIC|
|Moose (Alces alces)||–0.011 (–0.025 to 0.002)||0.99 (0.98–1.00)||0.11||1034.1
|Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)||–0.067 (–0.131 to –0.003)||0.94 (0.88–1.00)||0.04|
|White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)||0.037 (0.009–0.064)||1.04 (1.01–1.07)||0.01|
|Mountain hare (Lepus timidus)||0.004 (–0.000 to 0.008)||1.00 (1.00–1.01)||0.08|
|Red fox (Vulpes vulpes)
||0.007 (–0.001 to 0.015)
|*Based on the yearly number of moose, roe deer, white-tailed deer, mountain hare, and red fox killed by hunters, adjusted for average minimum temperature with a 1-month lag, trend over time, and 12-month periodicity. AIC, Akaike information criterion of the multivariable time series model; BIC, Bayesian information criterion of the multivariable times series model; IR, incidence ratio.
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