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Table 1 Data about the herders and their connection with forest grazing

From: Prohibited, but still present: local and traditional knowledge about the practice and impact of forest grazing by domestic livestock in Hungary

  N = 58 100%
Male 46 79%
Female 12 21%
Under 35 years of age (the youngest was 21) 1 2%
35–65 years of age 34 58%
Over 65 years of age (the oldest was 94) 23 40%
Highest level of education: primary 24 41%
Highest level of education: secondary 22 38%
Highest level of education: tertiary or graduate level 11 19%
Level of education unknown 1 2%
Has knowledge from the period before 1961 38 67%
Has knowledge from the period 1961–2017 50 87%
Knowledge also acquired from a family member 40 69%
Knowledge also acquired from older herders 32 55%
Has practised forest grazing before 2017 58 100%
Has practised forest grazing between 2017 and 2019 36 64%
Has practised forest grazing in her/his own forest 20 34%
Has practised forest grazing in a forest owned by others 38 66%
Grazes or has grazed sheep 45 78%
Grazes or has grazed cattle 22 38%