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Table 3 Distribution (in number) of 508 surveyed settlements within three identified groups and distribution (in percentage) of settlements of a group within modalities of each variable used for multivariate analyses

From: How do pastoral families combine livestock herds with other livelihood security means to survive? The case of the Ferlo area in Senegal

Settlement groups A B C Total
  Small herds Medium herds Largest herds  
No. of settlements in each group 207 142 159 508
No. of households     
 1 or 2 74 69 31 59
 3 or 4 26 31 36 31
 5 and more 0 0 32 10
No. of cattle     
 None 0 27 0 7
  < 20 44 30 13 30
 20 to 50 56 28 9 34
  > 50 0 15 77 29
No. of small ruminants     
 20 to 100 58 54 13 43
  > 100 42 46 87 57
Crops     
 Yesa 0 82 4 24
Non-farming activities     
 Yesa 34 27 33 32
Long-distance mobility     
 Yesa 29 24 31 29
  1. aThe other modality is No.