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Table 2 Social and demographic factors and percentage of participants within and outside the TBR

From: The Primate Cultural Significance Index: applications with Popoluca Indigenous people at Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve

Social/demographic factor Levels %People within the TBR % People outside the TBR
TBR location Inside 100  
Outside   100
Gender Male 46 48
Female 54 52
Age Young (< 35 years) 49 21
Adult (35–59) 40 43
Elder (> 60) 11 36
Origin Native 85 99
Foreign 15 1
Perceived language proficiency Perfect 49 11
Good 9 22
Limited 25 41
None 17 26
Education level Bachelor 2 0
Post-secondary 15 12
Secondary 35 18
Primary 48 59
None 0 11
Occupation Farmer 46 47
Home duties 40 44
Student 7 4
Other 5 3
None 2 1
Religion Catholic 4 43
Protestant 44 18
None 52 39
  1. Total of participants in the community within the TBR (Piedra Labrada; N = 81) and outside (Los Mangos; N = 91)