Table 3. Leaves formed by the regression-tree analysis of deforestation and mean values (standard deviation) of the variables acting as splits (bold).

(Leaf) Splits Deforestation (ha) n # Properties # Cattle Total area (ha) Time of residence (years)
(1) <69 cat, < 91.2ha 19. 7 (±8.1) 14 1 (±0) 4.4 (±6.6) 66.9 (±18.5) 6.4 (±4.2)
(2) < 69 cat, ≥91.2ha, ≥ 4.5 tper§ 47.4 (±18.9) 23 2.5 (±1.5) 29.3 (±25.4) 181.5 (±102.5) 13.2 (±6.6)
(3) < 69 cat, ≥91.2ha, < 4.5 tper 90.2 (±37.4) 7 3.43 (±1.3) 20.6 (±25.0) 244.7 (±126.1) 2.7 (±0.9)
(4) ≥69 cat, < 536.9ha, < 175cat 91.3 (±30.4) 16 3.56 (±2) 110.6 (±32.5) 247.8 (±147.9) 14 (±8.4)
(5) ≥69 cat, < 536.9 ha, ≥ 175 cat 189.0 (±59.0) 12 5.0 (±1.5) 335.7 (±106.2) 363.1 (±85.0) 8.9 (±7.3)
(6) ≥69 cat , ≥536.9 ha 524.7 (±368.0) 9 13.3 (±10.1) 485.22 (± 477.4) 1462.1 (±1362.9) 13.3 (±6.4)

†Number of cattle owned
‡Total area in possession of the household
§ Time of residence (years) since the first property was purchased