Table 1 Means and SDs (in parentheses) of characteristics of forest and nonforest households across 27 countries.
VariableForest householdNonforest household
IDDS3.12 (2.29)2.50 (2.05)
Communities in lands suitable for agriculture (%)38.22 (48.60)45.15 (49.76)
Slope (°)2.66 (3.32)1.04 (1.48)
Elevation (m)586.59 (562.83)627.27 (564.34)
Distance to a road (km)10.94 (26.09)2.84 (3.18)
Distance to a city (km)40.85 (36.34)32.66 (25.37)
Communities in areas with low livestock density (%)74.88 (43.37)19.52 (39.63)
Communities in areas with medium livestock density (%)18.29 (38.66)56.77 (49.54)
Communities in areas with high livestock density (%)6.83 (25.23)23.71 (42.53)
Community GDP (US$ billion Purchasing Power Parity)0.87 (1.26)1.37 (1.34)
Population size (individuals)6,139.85 (10,561.69)14,445.98 (35,939.32)
Education of head of household (years)5.18 (4.02)3.70 (4.23)
Age of head of household (years)38.73 (12.76)39.34 (12.82)
Household size (individuals)6.32 (2.62)6.95 (3.69)
Children younger than 5 years (individuals)2.02 (0.89)2.22 (1.14)