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Table 3 Host-specific variables that cluster samples in specific skin sites

From: Individual signatures and environmental factors shape skin microbiota in healthy dogs

   Unweighted UniFrac Weighted UniFrac
Skin site Variable ANOSIM R Adonis R 2 ANOSIM R Adonis
R 2
Inner pinna (A) Temporality 0.84** 0.26** 0.41** 0.22**
Axilla (E) Temporality 0.38** 0.11** 0.09* 0.07*
Dorsal back (D) Temporality 0.37** 0.13** 0.28** 0.14**
Interdigital (G) Temporality 0.28** 0.11** 0.09* 0.07*
Abdomen (F) Temporality 0.28** 0.10** 0.09* 0.07*
Perianal (H) Temporality 0.27** 0.09**
Chin (B) Temporality 0.24* 0.10* 0.10* 0.08*
Abdomen Sex 0.13* 0.05* 0.24* 0.11**
Nasal skin (C) Temporality 0.11* 0.05* 0.06*
Back Sex 0.05*
Axilla Sex 0.06*
  1. Statistical significance of the clustering calculated through ANOSIM and Adonis values for beta diversity unweighted and weighted UniFrac matrices
  2. – no significant clustering
  3. **p value = 0.001, *0.05 > p value > 0.001