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Table 2 Relation between female roe deer body condition and tooth wear indices

From: Dentition and body condition: tooth wear as a correlate of weight loss in roe deer

Independent variables BW (kg) BW/ML (kg/mm)
AICc (Rank, Value) R2 adj F p AICc (Rank, Value) R2 adj F p
Tooth wear scores
P3 7, 1329.0 0.221 91.26 < 0.01 7, -1838.6 0.211 86.28 < 0.01
P4 8, 1331.7 0.214 87.78 < 0.01 8, -1836.9 0.210 85.60 < 0.01
M1 9, 1334.1 0.209 84.80 < 0.01 9, -1830.1 0.197 78.98 < 0.01
M2 4, 1296.9 0.296 134.51 < 0.01 4, -1863.6 0.281 125.47 < 0.01
M3 5, 1298.5 0.292 132.22 < 0.01 5, -1859.9 0.268 117.41 < 0.01
M3 (Additional Distal Element) 10, 1354.7 0.156 59.65 < 0.01 10, -1821.0 0.169 65.60 < 0.01
M3 total 3, 1279.4 0.333 160.01 < 0.01 3, -1883.0 0.324 153.44 < 0.01
Premolars (P3 + P4) 6, 1307.4 0.272 119.89 < 0.01 6, -1858.5 0.263 114.57 < 0.01
Molars (M1 + M2 + M3total) 2, 1255.1 0.382 197.64 < 0.01 2, -1899.5 0.365 183.93 < 0.01
Molariforms (P3 + P4 + M1 + M2 + M3total) 1, 1247.3 0.397 210.48 < 0.01 1, -1907.6 0.381 196.48 < 0.01
M1 measurements
\(\overline{HM1}\) 11, 1359.5 0.145 55.13 < 0.01 11, -1806.2 0.122 44.98 < 0.01
Hypsodonty index (HI) 12, 1364.5 0.128 47.75 < 0.01 12, -1806.4 0.120 44.48 < 0.01
  1. Main parameters of linear regressions between eviscerated body mass (BW in kg; on the left) and the ratio of eviscerated body mass to total mandible length (BW/ML in kg/mm; on the right) as a dependent variable and tooth wear scores, M1 height (\(\overline{{{\text{HM}}_{1} }}\) in mm) and hypsodonty index of M1 (HI) for 319 roe deer females shot in the Arezzo province (Tuscany, Central Italy) during the regular annual harvest (1 Jan–15 Mar) between 2007 and 2017