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Table 1 Negative binomial modeling indicates that NP bacterial alpha-diversity indices are inversely related to frequency of URI (n = 40)

From: Nasopharyngeal microbiota composition of children is related to the frequency of upper respiratory infection and acute sinusitis

Diversity index Estimate P Goodness of fit (X 2)
Shannon diversity index −0.475 0.040 0.27
Richness −0.004 0.045 0.28
Inverse Simpson’s index −0.004 0.044 0.28
Faith’s phylogenetic diversity index −0.050 0.023 0.29