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Table 3 Statistical tests to evaluate significant differences in the number of mentioned ethnotaxa and the number of times each ethnotaxon was mentioned in each sociodemographic group

From: Sociodemographic differences in the cultural significance of edible and toxic mushrooms among Tsotsil towns in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico

Condition Category Variable Median Mann-Whitney χ 2
Gender Edible Men 5.5 U = 0.7052 > 0.05 χ2 = 51.164, P = 0.0010
Women 6
Toxic Men 1 U = 0.1997 > 0.05 χ2 = 19.398, P = 0.1503
Women 1
Occupation Edible Field activities 7 U = 0.0014 < 0.05 χ2 = 51.682, P = 0.0009
Non-field activities 5
Toxic Field activities 1 U = 0.1754 > 0.05 χ2 = 30.385, P = 0.0068
Non-field activities 1
Schooling Edible Formal education 5 U = 0.0162 < 0.05 χ2 = 52.212, P = 0.0007
No formal education 6
Toxic Formal education 1 U = 0.0627 > 0.05 χ2 = 32.664, P = 0.0032
No formal education 1
  1. Significant values appear in italics