Table 3

Restricted maximum likelihood estimates and confidence intervals for the best-fit linear mixed effects model
Parameter Estimate (SE) df t-value P- value 95% CI
Intercept 80.85 (0.6) 11.8 125.9 <0.001 79.4, 82.3
Biome
Desert -4.9 (0.9) 11.7 -5.5 <0.001 -6.9, -2.9
Forest 4.1 (0.9) 13.3 4.4 <0.001 2.1, 6.1
Fynbos 2.8 (0.7) 12.1 3.8 <0.005 1.2, 4.4
Multiple biomes 5.4 (0.8) 11.5 6.9 <0.001 3.7, 7.1
Succulent/fynbos .09 (1) 11.2 0.08 0.9 -2.3, 2.5
Succulent karoo+ 0 0
Body mass* -0.17 (0.05) 231.9 -3.2 <0.001 -0.2, -.06

The best-fit linear mixed effects model describes resting frequency variation as a function of biome and body mass in R. capensis.

+Reference parameter.

*Centred variable.

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Odendaal et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2014 14:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-60

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