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Table 1.

Spearman correlation coefficients between E. coli concentrations, gull and human DNA markers, and phosphorus assays for stormwater outfall and beach sites. ND indicates that a particular marker was never detected, while asterisks indicate a significant correlation (P < 0.05).

E. ColiTPSRP
TPSunnysideRougeSunnysideRougeSunnysideRouge
 Outfall 0.25* 0.54*     
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) 0.22* 0.15     
 Beach (Pore) 0.18 .017     
SRP       
 Outfall −.034 0.70* 0.66* 0.81*   
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) −0.20 −0.09 0.80 0.72*   
 Beach (Pore) 0.38 0.17 0.90* 0.04   
Human Marker       
 Outfall 0.68* 0.61* 0.25* 0.31 0.58 0.35 
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) 0.12 0.39* −0.14 −0.10 −0.26 −0.18 
 Beach (Pore) 0.00 ND 0.08 ND 0.41 ND 
Gull Marker       
 Outfall 0.10 −0.11 0.03 −0.09 ND −0.2 
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) 0.35* 0.34* 0.07 −0.07 −0.77 −0.16 
 Beach (Pore) 0.29* 0.16 −0.16 0.09 0.46 0.20 
E. ColiTPSRP
TPSunnysideRougeSunnysideRougeSunnysideRouge
 Outfall 0.25* 0.54*     
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) 0.22* 0.15     
 Beach (Pore) 0.18 .017     
SRP       
 Outfall −.034 0.70* 0.66* 0.81*   
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) −0.20 −0.09 0.80 0.72*   
 Beach (Pore) 0.38 0.17 0.90* 0.04   
Human Marker       
 Outfall 0.68* 0.61* 0.25* 0.31 0.58 0.35 
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) 0.12 0.39* −0.14 −0.10 −0.26 −0.18 
 Beach (Pore) 0.00 ND 0.08 ND 0.41 ND 
Gull Marker       
 Outfall 0.10 −0.11 0.03 −0.09 ND −0.2 
 Beach (Ankle and Chest) 0.35* 0.34* 0.07 −0.07 −0.77 −0.16 
 Beach (Pore) 0.29* 0.16 −0.16 0.09 0.46 0.20 
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