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Table 2 Breeding dispersal distance model ranking, Akaike’s information criteria (AIC), coefficient estimates (± 1 SE) for the 95% confidence set of models and the model average, and the relative importance indices

From: Effects of breeding success, age and sex on breeding dispersal of a reintroduced population of the Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon) in Ningshan County, China

Model ranking Explanatory variables σ
AIC AICw Intercept Success Age Sex
1 53.2 0.39 2.04 ± 0.22 − 0.15 ± 0.05 0.15 ± 0.08   0.06 ± 0.26
2 53.8 0.29 2.41 ± 0.06 − 0.14 ± 0.05    0.06 ± 0.25
3 55.3 0.13 2.05 ± 0.23 − 0.16 ± 0.05 0.16 ± 0.09 − 0.04 ± 0.07 0.06 ± 0.25
4 55.8 0.12 2.44 ± 0.07 − 0.15 ± 0.05   − 0.04 ± 0.08 0.06 ± 0.24
Model average    2.20 ± 0.10 − 0.15 ± 0.05 0.16 ± 0.08 − 0.04 ± 0.07 0.06 ± 0.25
Relative importance     0.93 0.56 0.26  
  1. Success = breeding success; sex = male; σ: standard deviation of the random effect