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Table 2 Summary of statistical tests for comparisons of recruitment rates

From: Coral recruitment of a subtropical coral community at Yenliao Bay, northern Taiwan

  Part a Part b Part c
   2006 2007 2008 2009 2006 2007
  df F p df H p df H p df H p df H p df Z p df Z p
Surfaces 2 21.55 <0.0001* 2 13.17 <0.01* 2 21.49 <0.0001* 2 2.11 0.35 2 1.35 0.51       
T vs. B                 9 -3.00 <0.01* 9 -3.66 <0.001*
B vs. V                 9 -3.27 <0.01* 9 -3.87 <0.001*
T vs. V                 9 -0.34 0.73 9 -2.42 0.015*
  1. Part a, among surfaces (top, bottom, and vertical) in 2006 to 2009, Kruskal-Wallis rank test; *p < 0.05 is significant. Part b, among surfaces, Kruskal-Wallis rank test; *p < 0.05 is significant. Part c, among surfaces (T, top; B, bottom; V, vertical), Mann–Whitney U test with Bonferroni correction; *p < 0.0167 is significant.