Table 3

Bivariate correlations between genetic, Euclidean and temporal distances and herd ownership computed with Mantel test procedure (122 PRRSV ORF5 sequences)
Distance variable 1 Distance variable 2 rMa P-valueb
Geneticc Ownershipd 0.07 0.01
Geneticc Euclideanc −0.008 0.56
Geneticc Temporalc 0.11 <0.01
Euclideanc Temporalc −0.009 0.58
Genetice Ownershipd 0.17 <0.01
Genetice Euclideanf 0.04 <0.01
Genetice Temporalg 0.06 <0.01
Temporalg Euclideanf 0.02 0.05
Temporalg Ownershipd 0.05 <0.01
Euclideanf Ownershipd 0.03 0.03

a Mantel R test statistic using a Pearson correlation coefficient, b P-value obtained with 9999 Monte Carlo simulations, c Continuous distance, d 0: same, 1: different, e 0: ≥98%, 1: <98% homology, f 0: ≤5 km, 1: >5 km, g 0: ≤1 month, 1: >1 month.

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