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Table 1 Explanatory variables included in the GLMM analyses (x denotes inclusion of the variable in the model)

From: Home-range use patterns and movements of the Siberian flying squirrel in urban forests: Effects of habitat composition and connectivity

Model Sex HR H(HR) H(burst) M D(burst) D(night) E(sites) Id Sex*HR Sex*H(HR) Sex*H(burst) Sex*M
A: length of burst x    x x     x    x x
B: speed of burst x    x x x    x    x x
C: nightly distance x   x   x   x   x   x   x
D: number of nests x x x      x   x x   
  1. Sex models the effect of the individual being a male, and thus female was set as the reference level. HR refers to home-range size (100 % MCP). H(HR) and H(burst) refer to the proportions of different habitat types within the home range and within a 25 m radius buffer along the movement burst, respectively. Used habitat types were H1–H3 (see Methods). Month (M) from March to September was included as a categorical variable, with March set as the reference level. D(burst) and D(night) refer to the log-transformed durations of the burst and the nightly tracking period, respectively, whereas E(sites) refers to the log-transformed number of days during which the nest site of the individual was recorded. Id refers to individual that was used as a random effect to control for repeated measurements. In models A–C we log-transformed the response variables and applied a normal model, whereas in model D we applied Poisson regression with the log link function