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Table 1 Hunters’ socioeconomic aspects

From: Zootherapeutic uses of wildmeat and associated products in the semiarid region of Brazil: general aspects and challenges for conservation

Key socioeconomic aspects Locations Total
MAT SJS SL SM CT VA
Age
 Less than 30 years old (yo) 6 23 11 20 9 8 77 (29.96%)
 30–39 yo 3 7 11 12 7 7 47 (18.29%)
 40–49 yo 7 8 5 7 7 8 42 (16.34%)
 50–59 yo 4 5 4 8 8 6 35 (13.62%)
 60 or older 14 5 2 11 10 14 56 (21.74%)
Education level
 Low
  Illiterate/semi-literate 14 7 4 20 19 17 81
  Total “low level”        81 (31.52%)
 Medium
  Elementary school/Junior High School (from 1st to 7th grades) incomplete 19 28 23 25 15 14 124
  Junior High School complete (8th grade finished) 1 2   3 4 2 12
  Total “medium level”        136 (52.92%)
 High
  Secondary school incomplete   6 2 6 1 3 18
  Secondary school complete   5 4 4 2 6 21
  Superior education incomplete or complete       1 1
  Total “high level”        40 (15.56%)
Personal income
 Up to a minimum wage (≤ 320.6 USD) 6 3 4 8 7 2 30 (11.67%)
 1–3 minimum wage (> 320.6 USD, < 961.8 USD) 26 41 23 48 33 29 200 (77.82%)
 >3 minimum wage (> 961.8 USD) 2 4 6 2 1 12 27 (10.51%)
Sell species for traditional medicine
 Yes 27 32 30 47 22 31 189 (73.54%)
 No 7 16 3 11 19 12 68 (26.46%)
Receive “Bolsa família
 Yes 20 31 24 38 31 20 164 (63.81%)
 No 14 17 9 20 10 23 93 (36.19%)
Residence zone
 Urban 27 41 28 33   23 152 (59.14%)
 Peri-urban 7 7 5 25 41 20 105 (40.86%)
House
 Own 33 34 23 46 41 33 210 (81.71%)
 Rented home   6 3 1   3 13 (5.06%)
 Another situation 1 8 7 11   7 34 (13.23%)
Motor vehicle at home
 Yes 19 29 24 34 19 29 154 (59.92%)
 No 15 19 9 24 22 14 103 (40.08%)
  1. Study sites: MAT Maturéia, SJS São José do Sabugi, SL Santa Luzia, SM São Mamede, CT Community do Talhado, VA Várzea