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Table 1 Spearman correlations between monthly incidence of bacillary dysentery and corresponding monthly meteorological factors (1950–1996, Shenyang, China)

From: Investigating the effects of climate variations on bacillary dysentery incidence in northeast China using ridge regression and hierarchical cluster analysis

Year Air pressure Average air temperature Maximum temperature Minimum temperature Precipitation Evaporation Relative humidity
1950–1966 -0.459 0.542 0.521 0.554 0.429 0.419 0.194
1967–1976 -0.715 0.772 0.768 0.790 0.657 0.545 0.647(lag1)
1977–1986 -0.697 0.824 0.827 0.825 0.711 0.641 0.604
1987–1996 -0.750(lag1) 0.861 0.846 0.870 0.791 0.602 0.601(lag1)
1950–1996 -0.493 0.580 0.568 0.593 0.506 0.374 0.332
  1. All correlation coefficients are significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. Lag1: one month prior