TABLE 6.

Rates of classification of 26 water samples, for eight species classifications and reduced drugs for three DA methods: results from cross-validation analysis

Species groupSpeciesPercent classified by method
LinearQuadraticEpanechnikov
EightBeef19.200
Dairy26.97.715.4
Sheep19.23.90
Swine3.900
Poultry7.703.9
Equids11.511.511.5
Wildlife11.576.969.2
Humans000
SixRuminantsa65.43.93.9
Swine3.900
Poultry7.703.9
Equids11.515.411.5
Wildlife11.580.880.8
Humans000
FiveLivestockb73.13.90
Poultry3.903.9
Equids11.515.411.5
Wildlife11.580.884.6
Humans000
FourFood animalsc76.93.93.9
Equids11.515.411.5
Wildlife11.580.884.6
Humans000
  • a The ruminant group is a combination of beef and dairy cattle and sheep.

  • b The livestock group is a combination of beef and dairy cattle, sheep, and swine.

  • c The food animal group is a combination of beef and dairy cattle, sheep, swine, and poultry.