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Table 1 Summary statistics for monthly scrub typhus confirmed cases and weather conditions in Guangzhou, southern China, 2006-2012

From: Meteorological factors and risk of scrub typhus in Guangzhou, southern China, 2006–2012

  Mean S.D. Min P (25) Median P (75) Max
Average temperature (°C) 22.49 5.72 9.52 17.89 23.19 27.90 30.77
Average atmospheric pressure (hPa) 1007.29 6.18 994.28 1002.40 1007.83 1012.12 1018.90
Average relative humidity (%) 73.20 7.66 55.10 68.21 74.53 78.72 87.33
Average wind velocity (m/s) 1.76 0.60 1.12 1.37 1.51 2.03 3.96
Aggregate rainfall (mm) 156.10 156.64 0.10 43.77 101.60 222.62 834.72
Aggregate sunshine (h) 130.15 55.21 24.40 82.85 132.85 179.05 245.00
Scrub typhus confirmed cases 47.60 51.83 0.00 8.00 35.00 67.50 260.00
  1. Note. all the data were presented as monthly average or aggregate values.
  2. S.D. = Standard deviation.