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Table 5 The best-fit PERMANOVA model, which explained 56% of among-sample diversity (Bray–Curtis dissimilarity)

From: The subway microbiome: seasonal dynamics and direct comparison of air and surface bacterial communities

Predictor DF Sum Sq. Mean Sq. F R2 p
Air/surface 1 2.484 2.484 14.16 0.04 0.001
Season 3 6.593 2.198 12.52 0.11 0.001
Subway station 15 9.134 0.609 3.47 0.15 0.001
Temperature 1 0.475 0.475 2.71 0.01 0.001
Sequence run 3 1.063 0.354 2.02 0.02 0.001
Time of day 1 0.239 0.239 1.36 < 0.01 0.050
Season: air/surface 3 0.853 0.284 1.620 0.01 0.001
Subway station: air/surface 15 3.382 0.225 1.28 0.06 0.001
Season: subway station 44 9.792 0.223 1.27 0.16 0.001
Residuals 151 26.500 0.175   0.44