TABLE 2 

Relationships among genetic differentiation, geographic distance, and connectivity from all pairwise comparisons of 15 populations of USA300-NAE

Testa and predictor of genetic distanceAll isolates
(2001−2011)
Recent isolates
(2007−2011)
rPrP
Mantel
    Geographic distance0.3970.00960.3550.0187
    Log total airline passengers−0.3300.0732−0.3840.0408
    Log total migrants−0.2100.1656−0.2570.1112
Partial Mantel
    Geographic distance accounting for log
total airline passengers
0.3710.02450.3250.0585
    Log total airline passengers accounting
for geographic distance
−0.2970.0974−0.3570.0630
  • a The Mantel and partial Mantel tests were performed with 10,000 permutations.