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Table 1 Relation of time of first capture, mean body weight at the month of capture (body weight at pregnancy excluded) and production of offspring for females that were caught as juveniles (weight ≤ 15 g) and lived at least 60 days

From: Relevance of body weight effects for the population development of common voles and its significance in regulatory risk assessment of pesticides in the European Union

First-capture month Mean body weight in month (g) Remaining reproductive months Offspring per female per lifetime Pearson R p value R 2
June 14.8 (13.1–16.9) 3 0.667 (0.067–1.667) − 0.039 0.890 0.002
July 16.3 (14.7–18.0) 2 0.471 (0.059–1.059) 0.191 0.462 0.037
August 15.4 (14.1–17.0) 1 0.235 (0.000–0.647) − 0.166 0.524 0.028
September 15.8 (14.0–18.0) 0 0.000 (0.000–0.000)
  1. 90% confidence intervals (bias corrected accelerated bootstrap confidence intervals, BCa) are provided in brackets