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Table 4 Correlation coefficients (r) of scorpion stings and the averages of monthly climate factors

From: Predictive determinants of scorpion stings in a tropical zone of south Iran: use of mixed seasonal autoregressive moving average model

Factors Min. Max. Range Mean S.D. r p value
Temperature 9.6 34.4 24.8 23.7 8.2 0.708 <0.001*
Wind velocity 8.0 28.0 20.0 17.2 4.6 −0.091 0.520
Sunlight hours 214.1 383.9 169.8 295.8 40.9 0.525 <0.001*
Relative humidity 19.0 58.0 39.0 44.2 9.7 −0.728 <0.001*
Precipitation 0.0 115.4 115.4 14.9 23.6 −0.335 0.015*
  1. Min. minimum, max. maximum; S.D. standard deviation
  2. *p value <0.05 is significant