Table 2

Correlation between group of land-use type and indices for the months of March, May and July and the study period mean values of each respective index
Indices Month Factor 1 Factor 3 Factor 8
C.I. March 0.28 ns 0.21* -0.15 ns
May -0.01 ns 0.07 ns 0.29***
July -0.07 ns 0.04 ns 0.18 ns
Mean 0.08 ns 0.11 ns 0.12 ns
H.I. March 0.21* 0.25** -0.15 ns
May 0.02 ns 0.06 ns 0.33***
July -0.10 ns -0.02 ns 0.29***
Mean 0.03 ns 0.08 ns 0.21*
B.I. March 0.28 ns 0.21* -0.14 ns
May -0.01 ns 0.03 ns 0.35***
July -0.06 ns 0.02 ns 0.19 ns
Mean 0.09 ns 0.09 ns 0.18 ns

*, ** and *** indicate the strength of correlation at p (probability) <= 0.05, 0.01 and 0.001, respectively Factor 1: orchard, perennial and range land; Factor 3: Deciduous forest and mine; Factor 8: gasoline station/workshop, marsh, swamp and paddy fields.

Sarfraz et al.

Sarfraz et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:853   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-853

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