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Table 5 Children’s involvement in daily activities, by village

From: Children’s daily activities and knowledge acquisition: A case study among the Baka from southeastern Cameroon

Cluster Category Village closer to Nzime’s village Frequency (n = 44) Village further to Nzime’s village Frequency (n = 58) Results of two-proportion tests
   N % N % Z
Subsistence-related activities Household maintenance 43 97.7 54 93.1 −1.07
Hunting 16 36.4 30 51.7 1.54
Gathering 20 45.5 30 51.7 0.63
Agricultural Work 7 15.9 25 43.1 2.93***
Fishing 14 31.8 12 20.7 −1.28
Handicraft 4 9.1 8 13.8 0.73
Non-subsistence related activities Plays 23 52.3 37 63.8 1.17
Maintenance 7 15.9 18 31 1.76*
Traditional songs. tales and dances 3 6.8 6 10.3 0.62
Recently introduced activities Listening to music 17 38.6 29 50 1.14
School 6 13.6 16 27.6 1.7*
Other activities 8 18.2 5 8.6 −1.43
Football 6 13.6 7 12.1 −0.24
Alcohol drinking 1 2.3 11 19 2.59**
Socializing 4 9.1 2 3.4 −1.2
  1. * p > .1; **p < .05; ***p < .01