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Table 1 General data of the studied community groups surrounding the FLONA of Araripe, Ceará, Brazil

From: Fauna used by rural communities surrounding the protected area of Chapada do Araripe, Brazil

Characteristics Group 1 (< 2 km) Group 2 (≥ 2 km)
Number of interviewees (frequency in %) 81 M (71.68 %) 92 M (69.17 %)
32 W (28.31 %) 41 W (30.82 %)
Age (mean and standard deviation) 50.2 ± 18.20 57.23 ± 17.55
Time of residence (years – means and standard deviation) 44.98 ± 18.58 52.03 ± 19.7
Main occupation (frequency in %) Agriculturist (23 %) Agriculturist (39.85 %)
Retired (40.7 %) Retired (18.79 %)
  1. M men, W women