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Table 1 Gender role and size of younger generation before (1993–2003) and after (2004–2014) the legalization of cordyceps collection

From: Mountain pastoralism in transition: Consequences of legalizing Cordyceps collection on yak farming practices in Bhutan

  Before legalizing cordyceps collection (%) (Respondents N = 100) After legalizing cordyceps collection (%) (Respondents N = 100) Sig.
Head of family
Men 63 55 **
Women 37 45 **
Yak herder    
Men 34 28 *
Women 57 62 *
Children 9 10 ns
Population size of younger generation
Small 30 62 **
Medium 25 14 **
Big 45 14 **
Number of households 837 989 ns
Number of herds 591 516 ns
  1. *p ≤ 0.05, **p ≤ 0.01, ns-non-significant.