Table 1. Households’ implementation of milpa agriculture and management of ecotourism. Information is presented by households’ productive strategy. A 95% confidence interval is shown where averages are presented.

Household characterization Productive strategies implemented by households from the three communities and OMYK as a whole (%) Did milpa in previous year (%) Average milpa size (ha) Average distance to milpa (km) Average fallow period (yr) Average years working in ecotourism activities Willingness to reduce milpa and increase ecotourism activities (%) Willingness to abandon milpa agriculture (%)
  PL Y CH OMYK
Agriculture oriented 40 100 57 57 100 4.7
±0.60
2.1
±0.41
18
±1.79
1.3
±0.51
100 0
Mixed (agriculture and service oriented) 15 0 21 14 100 3.4
±1.30
2.3
±1.06
16
±5.89
4.0
±1.34
100 50
Service Oriented 40 0 0 19 86 2.5
±1.68
2.1
±0.69
5
±1.67
9.6
±3.47
100 29
Other 5 0 21 10 0 0.0 na na 0 na na
OMYK=Otoch Ma’ax Yetel Kooh NPA; PL=Punta Laguna; Y=Yodzonot; CH=Campamento Hidalgo; na=not applicable.