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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficient test results for the relationship between DXA calculated body fat percentage (using the N = 29, R2adj. = 0.862 model) and body condition indices for male and female Israeli fan-toed geckos Ptyodactylus guttatus

From: Measuring body condition of lizards: a comparison between non-invasive dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, chemical fat extraction and calculated indices

  Calculated Fat % Width of Tail Base OLS Mass/SVL Mass/SVL2 Mass/SVL3
Calculated Fat Percentage Pearson Correlation 1 .398* .346 .592** .499** .290
Sig. (2-tailed)   .044 .066 .001 .006 .128
N 29 26 29 29 29 29
Width of Tail Base Pearson Correlation .398* 1 .047 .531** .249 −.105
Sig. (2-tailed) .044   .819 .005 .220 .609
N 26 26 26 26 26 26
OLS Pearson Correlation .346 .047 1 .744** .942** .959**
Sig. (2-tailed) .066 .819   .000 .000 .000
N 29 26 29 29 29 29
Mass/SVL Pearson Correlation .592** .531** .744** 1 .904** .624**
Sig. (2-tailed) .001 .005 .000   .000 .000
N 29 26 29 29 29 29
Mass/SVL2 Pearson Correlation .499** .249 .942** .904** 1 .897**
Sig. (2-tailed) .006 .220 .000 .000   .000
N 29 26 29 29 29 29
Mass/SVL3 Pearson Correlation .290 −.105 .959** .624** .897** 1
Sig. (2-tailed) .128 .609 .000 .000 .000  
N 29 26 29 29 29 29
  1. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)