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Table 1 Determinants of alpha diversity, as measured by the Shannon index

From: Seasonal shifts in the gut microbiome indicate plastic responses to diet in wild geladas

Fixed factor Estimate SE 95% confidence interval LRT p value
Sex (male) −0.12 0.04 [−0.20; −0.05] 9.27 0.002
Age 0.01 0.02 [−0.02; 0.04] 0.49 0.484
Cumulative rainfall 0.05 0.02 [0.02; 0.08] 12.13 < 0.001
Minimum temperature 0.00 0.01 [−0.03; 0.03] 0.04 0.848
Sequencing depth 0.07 0.01 [0.04; 0.10] 24.24 < 0.001
  1. Parameters and tests are based on linear mixed models of 758 samples and 131 individuals, controlling for individual identity and unit membership. Factors with p values less than 0.05 are highlighted in bold