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Table 3 Top model set explaining the (a) proportion of time spent active and (b) daily energy expenditure, with all models within ΔAICc = 6 and lower than all simpler nested models

From: Behaviour, temperature and terrain slope impact estimates of energy expenditure using oxygen and dynamic body acceleration

Model Variables retained K R2 AICc ΔAICc Weight
(a) Proportion time active Enclosure + (ID) + (Date) 5 0.64 − 430.7 0 0.82
  (ID) + (Date) 4 0.63 − 427.6 3.09 0.18
(b) Daily energy expenditure Enclosure × Temp + (ID) + (Date) 7 0.82 1264.7 0 0.966
  1. The degrees of freedom for each model (df), amount of variation explained (R2), AICc and Akaike model weights are shown for each model