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Table 4 Variation in citation of ecosystem services provided by the ten most used species across the three land use intensity levels, the sociocultural groups, the gender, and age classes

From: Local perception of ecosystem services and their conservation in Sudanian savannas of Burkina Faso (West Africa)

ES categories ES land use intensity level Sociocultural groups Gender Age classes
D.f χ2 P value D.f χ2 P value D.f χ2 P value D.f χ2 P value
Supporting Soil fertility 2 5.77 0.06 3 15.35 0.001537 1 14.59 0.0001 2 3.19 0.20
Cultural Tourism 2 47.11 < 0.0001 3 50.25 < 0.0001 1 1.02 0.31 2 3.37 0.18
Religion 2 60.16 < 0.0001 3 101.25 < 0.0001 1 0.14 0.71 2 0.43 0.81
Ceremonies 2 36.61 < 0.0001 3 76.85 < 0.0001 1 0.19 0.66 2 0.87 0.65
Regulating Water purification 2 1.59 0.45 3 22.41 < 0.0001 1 1.48 0.22 2 3.49 0.17
Shading 2 50.37 < 0.0001 3 51.98 < 0.0001 1 0.22 0.64 2 1.30 0.52
Wind protection 2 42.20 < 0.0001 3 58.24 < 0.0001 1 0.34 0.56 2 0.19 0.91
Pest control 2 4.14 0.13 3 5.00 0.1716 1 12.52 0.0004 2 0.70 0.70
Erosion prevention 2 33.33 < 0.0001 3 31.59 < 0.0001 1 0.53 0.47 2 5.45 0.06
Provisioning Medicinal use 2 126.51 < 0.0001 3 142.52 < 0.0001 1 0.66 0.41 2 6.03 0.048
Construction 2 44.13 < 0.0001 3 52.04 < 0.0001 1 0.07 0.79 2 4.78 0.09
Crafts 2 61.24 < 0.0001 3 38.48 < 0.0001 1 6.29 0.01 2 5.33 0.07
Energy supply 2 14.38 0.0007 3 6.89 < 0.0001 1 0.38 0.53 2 0.50 0.78
Fodder supply 2 36.22 < 0.0001 3 24.11 < 0.0001 1 4.68 0.03 2 2.21 0.33
Food supply 2 61.18 < 0.0001 3 85.72 < 0.0001 1 7.26 0.007 2 5.82 0.054
  1. ES, ecosystem services