Supplement1.xls (md5: 4202b5bccb5ee828f646f50530394c47)

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SupplementA.xls is an Excel spreadsheet containing 5 sheets with example calculations. The first 4 sheets (labeled Model 1 - Model 4) contain calculations for models considered in APPLICATION TO YELLOWSTONE BISON:

Model 1: Makes no assumptions about equality of survival rates for different age classes.

Model 2: Assumes survival rates are equal for ages 0–1, 2–3, 4–5, 6–7, 8–9, 10–11, 12–13.

Model 3: Assumes survival rates are equal for ages 0–1, 2–3, 4–5, 6–11, 12–13.

Model 4: Assumes survival rates are equal for ages 0–13.

The last sheet (labeled 3 Years) contains calculations for a hypothetical example with 3 age classes and 3 years of data, and no assumptions about equality of survival rates.