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Table 5 Percentage of respondents citing the ecosystem services derived from the ACM. This table provides the percentage of respondents citing services specific per significant factors

From: Factors shaping local people’s perception of ecosystem services in the Atacora Chain of Mountains, a biodiversity hotspot in northern Benin

Percentage of respondents citing the services
  Provisioning services Supporting services Cultural services
Factors Grass/herbage Quarry materials Fuelwood Game Food Medicinal plants Soil quality Tourism Spiritual use
Municipality
 Tanguieta 29.2 62.5 56.3 52.1 47.9 10.4 18.8
 Natitingou 20.8 43.8 50 2.1 43.8 47.9 39.6 4.2 29.2
 Boukoumbe 35.4 62.5 18.8 58.3 62.5 70.8 45.4
Gender
 Men 23.68 23.68 56.14 8.77 43.86 54.39 64.91 0.06 36.84
 Women 20 63.33 53.33 40 3.33 6.67
Age
 Young (< 40) 9.43 28.3 32.08 5.66 30.19 30.19 18.87 9.43 11.32
 Adult (40–60) 25.3 19.28 49.4 7.23 56.63 55.42 68.67 2.41 34.94
 Old (> 60) 37.5 12.5 50 37.5