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Table 2 Linear regressions of the relation between mean air (independent variable) and mean water temperature (dependent variable) in one lowland (LL) and two highland sites (HL) in western Kenya.

From: Relevant microclimate for determining the development rate of malaria mosquitoes and possible implications of climate change

  a b R 2 ANOVA
Small-sized pool     
Kisian (LL) .794 8.646 .803 F1,37 = 147, P < 0.001
Lyanaginga (HL) .911 6.209 .487 F1,29 = 26.6, P < 0.001
Fort Ternan (HL) .856 7.654 .719 F1,14 = 33.3, P < 0.001
Medium-sized pool     
Kisian (LL) .677 11.802 .745 F1,38 = 108, P < 0.001
Lyanaginga (HL) .846 7.745 .407 F1,29 = 19.2, P < 0.001
Fort Ternan (HL) .677 11.715 .639 F1,28 = 47.8, P < 0.001
Large-sized pool     
Kisian (LL) .700 11.400 .743 F1,39 = 110, P < 0.001
Lyanaginga (HL) .710 10.852 .405 F1,29 = 19.0, P < 0.001
Fort Ternan (HL) .503 15.395 .483 F1,29 = 26.1, P < 0.001
  1. a slope; b intercept; LL lowland area; HL highland area
  2. Empirical data and regression lines are plotted in Figure 2.