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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of the flying foxes’ colonies and vicinity

From: Spatial characterization of colonies of the flying fox bat, a carrier of Nipah Virus in Thailand

Statistics Size (m 2 ) Distance from each colony Elevation (m) Human density (people/km 2 ) Land cover in 10 km. of radius (m 2 ) **NDVI
To nearest neighbor (km) To nearest water (m) To nearest temple (m) Forest Irrigated vegetation Settlement/rainfed vegetation Bodies of water
Median 6562 23.2 120 262 9 232.07 259 246700 55840 3805 0.0119
*SD 8595 12.5 1442 683 13 339.39 4493 61194 47550 10017 0.0686
Minimum 1463 13.0 30 42 5 0 0 88680 14510 437 −0.1061
Maximum 30751 57.7 4815 2704 65 1307.15 16450 331800 158600 40470 0.1429
  1. *Standard deviation **Normalized difference vegetation index.
  2. Descriptive statistics of environmental, geographical, and anthropogenic factors of 22 colonies of flying fox on the central plain of Thailand.