Table 3

Multivariate ANOVA of behavioural data from two behavioural tests with 492 common voles ( Microtus arvalis ) pertaining to season of capture and sex of the animal
Multivariate test
Effect Wilks-Lambda F Hypoth. df Error df Sig.
Constant term .038 2943.8 4 471 .000
Sex .950 6.2 4 471 .000
Season .700 15.0 12.0 1246.4 .000
Between subjects tests
Effect Source df MS F Sig.
Constant term Barrier latency 1 260.5 851.8 .000
Barrier activity level 1 1853.9 302.5 .000
Open-field latency 1 525.7 3918.0 .000
Open-field activity level 1 3023.5 4697.0 .000
Sex Barrier latency 1 0.6 2.0 .157
Barrier activity level 1 10.7 1.7 .187
Open-field latency 1 0.2 1.5 .218
Open-field activity level 1 10.1 15.7 .000
Season Barrier latency 3 2.4 7.9 .000
Barrier activity level 3 22.2 3.6 .013
Open-field latency 3 7.1 52.9 .000
Open-field activity level 3 2.8 4.4 .005
Error Barrier latency 474 0.3
Barrier activity level 474 6.1
Open-field latency 474 0.1
Open-field activity level 474 0.6

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Eccard and Herde BMC Ecology 2013 13:43   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-13-43

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