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Table 5 Network properties according to different contiguity definitions for farm premises in Aberdeenshire and Ayrshire

From: The performance of approximations of farm contiguity compared to contiguity defined using detailed geographical information in two sample areas in Scotland: implications for foot-and-mouth disease modelling

Contiguous classification Aberdeenshire sample Ayrshire sample
Mean degree Density Mean degree Density
All <15 m 3.92 0.027 4.64 0.021
All <15 m - river 3.64 0.025 4.27 0.019
All <15 m - road 3.27 0.023 3.98 0.018
All <15 m - river/road 3.01 0.021 3.62 0.016
All <15 m - river/road/ditch 2.70 0.019 3.30 0.015
All <15 m - river/ditch 3.26 0.023 3.94 0.018
Shared field edge 3.07 0.022 3.72 0.017
Shared fence - river 2.95 0.021 3.51 0.016
Shared fence - river/ditch 2.67 0.019 3.21 0.014
<1 km distance between point locations 1.36 0.012 2.26 0.012
<3 km distance between point locations 13.61 0.108 21.49 0.105
Area-weighted tessellation 5.95 0.061 6.25 0.036