Body weight, tick burden, and prevalence of <i>Borrelia</i> infection for the six combinations of sex and stage.

<p>Summary data (means ± standard error) for body weight (grams), tick burden (number of ticks per mouse) and the proportion of <i>Peromyscus leucopus</i> mice infected with <i>Borrelia burgdorferi</i> are shown for the six combinations of sex and stage (juvenile, subadult, and adult). The sample size (n) was calculated across all years and areas of the study.</p><p>Body weight, tick burden, and prevalence of <i>Borrelia</i> infection for the six combinations of sex and stage.</p>