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Table 5 Parameter estimates for B. anthracis ∆Sterne and B. thuringiensis Al Hakam on nylon

From: Response surface modeling for hot, humid air decontamination of materials contaminated with Bacillus anthracis ∆Sterne and Bacillus thuringiensis Al Hakam spores

Model term Parameter estimate Standard error t-value P-value
B. anthracis ∆Sterne     
Intercept 0.0758 0.3034 0.2500 0.8126
Block (b) 2.1487 0.3841 5.5930 0.0025
x 1 6.0157 0.2809 21.4170 4.1152 × 10−6
x 2 4.6424 0.2405 19.3010 6.8867 × 10−6
x 3 1.3926 0.2405 5.7900 0.0022
x 1 x 2 4.2282 0.2809 15.0540 2.3431 × 10−5
x 1 x 3 −0.8748 0.2809 −3.1140 0.0264
x 2 x 3 −0.3611 0.2809 −1.2860 0.2549
x 2 1 5.3117 0.4940 10.7540 0.0001
x 2 2 0.6467 0.4222 1.5320 0.1862
x 2 3 −2.3881 0.4222 −5.6560 0.0024
B. thuringiensis Al Hakam    
Intercept −0.2778 0.5317 −0.5220 0.6127
Block (b) 0.1487 0.6584 0.2260 0.8259
x 1 4.544 0.3822 11.8900 3.1850 × 10−7
x 2 4.0575 0.3473 11.6830 3.7552 × 10−7
x 1 x 2 3.9837 0.3883 10.2600 1.2560 × 10−6
x 2 1 1.5441 0.7735 1.9960 0.0739
x 2 2 2.6875 0.7264 3.7000 0.0041
  1. Df = 1 for estimates.