Table 2 Interest to study biodiversity in different regions of Brazil (2010–2011).

Association between the two groups of students aged 14 to 16 years old comparing their interest to topics related to biodiversity and the region where they live in Brazil (n = 1803; Pearson’s χ2, P < 0.0005).

RegionN/(%)GroupsTotal
DisinterestedInterested
NorthN228232460
%49.6%50.4%100%
NortheastN252223475
%53.1%46.9%100%
Center-WestN148112260
%56.9%43.1%100%
SoutheastN259128387
%66.9%33.1%100%
SouthN12893221
%57.9%42.1%100%