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Table 1 The results of phylogenetic ANOVA and generalized estimating equations (GEE) analyses testing for association between discrete traits and continuous characters

From: The evolution of genital complexity and mating rates in sexually size dimorphic spiders

  Phylogenetic ANOVA GEE
F value P value Slope (±SE) P value
Female mating rate
 vs. female genital complexity 16.494 0.106 −0.191 (1.019) 0.096
vs. male genital complexity 75.296 0.002 −3.747 (0.692) <0.001
 vs. female body length 1.951 0.550 1.811 (7.611) 0.818
 vs. male body length 1.079 0.656 0.099 (1.307) 0.941
 vs. sexual size dimorphism 0.370 0.797 0.121 (1.630) 0.942
 vs. sexual cannibalism rate 4.750 0.219 −0.242 (0.169) 0.224
Male mating rate
vs. female genital complexity 25.112 0.002 −1.851 (0.417) 0.002
vs. male genital complexity 52.721 0.001 −1.936 (0.411) 0.001
 vs. female body length 1.511 0.487 7.272 (3.276) 0.056
 vs. male body length 0.329 0.746 0.430 (0.575) 0.476
 vs. sexual size dimorphism 0.087 0.893 0.372 (0.722) 0.619
vs. sexual cannibalism rate 9.667 0.018 −0.277 (0.081) 0.025
  1. Significant associations are bolded