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Table 5 Factors associated with monthly scorpion sting distribution for the study population via regression analyses per year (scorpion sting rate is response variable)

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

Model Factor \( \widehat{b} \) S.E. (\( \widehat{b} \)) T value p value VIF
Unweighted regression Temperature 0.774 0.315 2.46 0.018* 4.03
Wind velocity 0.057 0.315 0.18 0.858 1.29
Sunlight hours −0.080 0.057 −1.39 0.171 3.30
Relative humidity −0.788 0.278 −2.83 0.007* 4.36
Rainfall 0.020 0.068 0.29 0.773 1.55
Constant 55.500 22.600 2.46 0.018*
R-squared = 59.47%, Adjusted R-squared = 55.06%, S = 9.22
Weighted regression Temperature 1.002 0.182 5.49 <0.001* 3.45
Wind velocity 0.332 0.189 1.76 0.086 2.00
Sunlight hours −0.045 0.031 −1.46 0.152 3.57
Relative humidity −0.656 0.196 −3.35 0.002* 3.44
Rainfall 0.045 0.031 1.46 0.151 3.16
Constant 29.5 14.700 2.00 0.051
R-squared = 79.00%, Adjusted R-squared = 76.72%, S = 1.27
  1. \( \widehat{\boldsymbol{b}} \) coefficient, S.E. ( \( \widehat{\boldsymbol{b}} \) ) standard error of coefficient, VIF variance inflation factor
  2. *p value <0.05 is significant