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Table 3 Granger causality tests for climate variables causing the monthly incidence of human brucellosis.

From: Epidemiological features and risk factors associated with the spatial and temporal distribution of human brucellosis in China

Province Temperature Rainfall HS RH WV
Inner Mongolia 6.28 (< 0.001) 1.95 (0.076) 6.57 (< 0.001) 1.80 (0.172) 3.78 (0.008)
Heilongjiang 6.21 (< 0.001) 2.87 (0.021) 3.01 (0.012) 1.19 (0.310) 0.97 (0.412)
Shanxi 6.41 (< 0.001) 3.60 (0.004) 3.58 (0.003) 1.79 (0.141) 3.97 (0.006)
Jilin 3.30 (0.010) 3.28 (0.010) 0.56 (0.782) 1.98 (0.107) 0.18 (0.833)
  1. The F-statistics (P-value) were shown in the table.
  2. HS: monthly hours of sunshine; RH: average relative humidity; WV: average wind velocity.