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Table 2 Associations between RSV incidence and climatic factors

From: Epidemiological and clinical profiles of respiratory syncytial virus infection in hospitalized neonates in Suzhou, China

Climate factors Spearman rank correlation coefficients Multivariate regression analysis
  rs P value Standardized beta coefficient P value
Mean temperature (°C) −0.821 <0.0001 −0.758 <0.0001
Relative humidity (%) −0.145 0.269 0.084 0.357
Total rainfall (mm) −0.386 0.002 −0.096 0.311
Sum of sunshine (h) −0.406 0.001 0.024 0.814
Wind velocity (m/s) −0.149 0.255 0.125 0.173
  1. RSV respiratory syncytial virus