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Table 3 Regional scale, time scale and additional information available from the red fox data as reported by questionnaire respondents

From: Harmonizing methods for wildlife abundance estimation and pathogen detection in Europe—a questionnaire survey on three selected host-pathogen combinations

  Spotlight counts  (n = 6) Official hunting statistics  (n = 10) Hunting association data  (n = 5) Research data  (n = 6)
Regional scale
 NUTS 1 a 0 2 0 0
 NUTS 2 a 1 3 1 1
 NUTS 3 a 1 4 1 2
 LAU 1 a 1 0 1 2
 LAU 2 a 1 0 2 1
 Other (e.g. experimental field area) 5 4 3 2
Time scale
 Month 1 0 1 2
 Quarter 1 0 1 1
 Year 6 11 5 1
 Other not specified by the participants) 1 0 0 3
Additional information
 Age class 0 3 1 4
 Sex 0 4 1 4
 Cause of death b 0 7 4 3
  1. aSee [7] for more information
  2. bType of carcass, e.g. found dead, shot sick, road traffic accident, regular hunting