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Table 2 Mangrove wood products used in different sites. Comparisons in mangrove uses for fuelwood, house construction and service wood are made within and between the two regional sites.

From: Assessing forest products usage and local residents' perception of environmental changes in peri-urban and rural mangroves of Cameroon, Central Africa

Sites # Question-naires Mangrove uses
   Fuelwood Construction Service wood Medicinal Chemical
LITTORAL REGION       
   Cameroon estuary       
Youpwe 20 16 10 6 0 0
Bois de Singes 16 6* 0* 0* 0 0
Epassi 24 24 16 15 3 3
   Total 60 46* 26* 21* 3 3
SOUTHERN REGION       
   Mouth of Nyong River       
Milende 12 6 1 3 3 1
Ngueh 6 0 0 2 1 0
Bwabe 7 2 1 0 4 0
   Kribi       
Mpalla 25 8 2 10 0 3
   Total 50 16 4 15 8 4
  1. Areas showing significant difference in mangrove uses are represented in bold with similar font colours. Values represent the number of respondents indicating that they use mangrove plants (n = 110).
  2. * p < 0.05.