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Table 2 Spearman's rank correlation coefficient (ρ) for time-lag effect with temperature (°C) in Taiwan, Hwalien and Taitung Counties, respectively

From: Assessing trends and predictors of tuberculosis in Taiwan

Time-lag (mon) Mean temperature Mini temperature Max temperature
   Taiwan  
0 0.35* 0.28* 0.40**
1 0.42*** 0.36** 0.40**
2 0.40** 0.36** 0.38*
3 0.19 0.20 0.17
4 -0.01 -0.02 -0.03
   Hwalien County  
0 0.05 0.05 0.14
1 0.21 0.15 0.23
2 0.30* 0.26* 0.32*
3 0.37** 0.34* 0.35*
4 0.20 0.17 0.19
   Taitung County  
0 0.15 0.13 0.07
1 0.21 0.08 0.15
2 0.21 0.11 0.22
3 0.10 0.07 0.01
4 -0.06 -0.16 -0.10
  1. *p <0.05; **p < 0.005; ***p < 0.001.
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