Table 8. Results of the consensus analysis of the pile sort for “priorities for future water use in the Crocodile River not flowing?” (37 items).

Group Factors and
eigenvalues
Ratio between factors Average competence score Negative scorers? Conclusion
Whole group (irrigators and conservationists)
(N=43)
1 = 5.473
2 = 3.539
3 = 1.965
1.55
1.80
-0.043
(± 0.354)
Yes (8) No consensus
Irrigators
(N=16)
1 = 2.440 --- 0.061
(± 0.386)
Yes (3) No consensus
Conservationists
(N=27)
1 = 3.942
2 = 1.788
3 = 1.434
2.20
1.25
0.065
(± 0.377)
Yes (5) No consensus