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Table 3 Spearman correlation values between dependent variables

From: A survey of management practices on Irish dairy farms with emphasis on risk factors for Johne’s disease transmission

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Q11 Q12 Q13 Q14 Q15 Q16 Q17
Q1 Is the CA used for more than one calving? 1                 
Q2 Is the CA overcrowded? 0.2 1                
Q3 Is the CA cleaned out between every calving? 0 −0.3 1               
Q4 CA used to house sick cows? 0 0.1 −0.1 1              
Q5 Cows have manure soiled legs and udders? 0.1 0.2 −0.1 0.2 1             
Q6 Calf in CA > 6 hours 0 −0.1 0.1 0 0.1 1            
Q7 Calf allowed to suck from the cow? 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 −0.1 0.5 1           
Q8 Colostrum collected without disinfection of the teats 0.1 0.2 −0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0 1          
Q9 Calves fed with pooled colostrum? 0 0.2 −0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 1         
Q10 Calves fed with pooled milk? 0.1 0.1 −0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.5 1        
Q11 Calves fed with waste milk? 0 0.1 −0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0 0.3 0.3 0.4 1       
Q12 Calf feed area contaminated with manure? 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 1      
Q13 Direct calf/ cow contact? 0.1 0.1 −0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 1     
Q14 Calves have access to pasture which has had cow slurry applied? 0.1 0.1 −0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 1    
Q15 Direct heifer cow contact? 0.2 0.2 −0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 1   
Q16 Heifer feed area contaminated with manure? 0.1 0.2 0 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 1  
Q17 Heifers have access to pasture which has had cow slurry applied 0.2 0.1 −0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 1
  1. Correlations > 0.3 in bold. See Table 1 for entire list of questions.