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Table 5 Pearson Product-Moment coefficients for correlation analysis by site between chemical toxicity and biological and environmental parameters

From: Microbial contamination and chemical toxicity of the Rio Grande

  Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Site 5 Site 6 Site 7
Fecal Coliform 0.21584 0.1242 0.1972 -0.0175 -0.2365 0.0644
  0.213 0.4772 0.2634 0.9217 0.1851 0.7174
  35 35 34 34 33 34
Total Coliform 0.2666 0.0337 0.1474 0.039 0.2719 0.1182
  0.12151 0.8473 0.4053 0.8263 0.1257 0.5053
  35 35 34 34 33 34
E. coli -0.0747 -0.0766 -0.213 -0.4612 0.1376 -0.0093
  0.7912 0.7945 0.4646 0.1312 0.6866 0.9748
  15 14 14 12 11 14
H. pylori -0.1733 -0.2405 -0.2019 -0.0709 0.2174 0.022
  0.4074 0.2468 0.333 0.7307 0.3078 0.9167
  25 25 25 26 24 25
Specific conductivity 0.2434 0.391 0.2393 0.1371 0.3778 -0.0375
  0.2307 0.0437** 0.2293 0.4951 0.0758 0.8554
  26 27 27 27 23 26
pH -0.0796 -0.0303 -0.07382 0.0665 0.0928 -0.342
  0.6988 0.8807 0.7144 0.7417 0.6734 0.0872
  26 27 27 27 23 26
Temperature -0.1215 -0.3753 -0.4489 -0.217 -0.5488 -0.1965
  0.5714 0.0409** 0.0128** 0.2492 0.0045** 0.3162
  24 30 30 30 25 28
  1. Values are Pearson Correlation Coefficients/Probability |R| under Ho: Rho = O/Number of observations. ** Probability of 95% of greater level of significance