Table 2. Characterization of interviewee groups resulting from hierarchical cluster analysis.

Variables χ2 p value Group A Group B Group C Group D
Age (years; mean ± SD) 44.983 < 0.0001 31 ± 7 42 ± 16 49 ± 16 63 ± 15
Years transhumance on foot (average) 29.667 < 0.0001 3 1 2 6
Years transhumance by truck (average) 1.937 0.58 8 10 10 11
Years transhumance by train (average) 28.361 < 0.0001 3 6 9 15
Male (n) 1.308 0.727 7 24 42 57
Children of transhumant (%) 3.433 0.318 75 64 71 73
Full-time livestock raiser (%) 2.558 0.465 13 64 87 86
Transhumant on foot at least once (%) 3.199 0.362 25 11 44 74
Transhumant by train at least once (%) 1.359 0.715 13 36 69 86
Transhumant on foot (%) 4.377 0.224 0 7 9 17
Transhumant by truck (%) 12.534 0.006 0 50 42 24
Transhumant (%) 8.923 0.030 0 57 47 41
Grandchildren of a transhumant on foot (%) 8.360 0.039 3 15 14 25
Generation (mode) 51.812 < 0.0001 1 1 3 4
Education level (mode) 14.986 0.663 3 2 2 2
Last transhumance (mode) 12.908 0.376 4 4 4 4
N     8 28 45 66