Table 4. Results of multiple regression analyses performed to identify factors influencing traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) indexes.

Explanatory Variables Dependent Variables
TEK_general TEK_past TEK_transhumance TEK_environment
Coefficient t value Coefficient t value Coefficient t value Coefficient t value
Last transhumance ^ ^ -0.093 -1.179 ^ ^ ^  ^
Years he/she has done transhumance on foot ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Years he/she has done transhumance by truck ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Years he/she has done transhumance by train 0.085 1.097 0.189 2.361‡ 0.173 2.013‡ 0.077 0.844
Generation  
Young -0.193 -2.905§ -0.184 -2.299§ -0.179 -2.381‡ -0.211 -2.691§
Middle ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Mature ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Elder 0.185 3.050§ 0.169 2.124‡ 0.134 1.957† 0.129 1.800†
Male 0.295 4.776§ 0.220 3.251§ 0.269 3.916§ 0.208 2.850§
Formal education above primary studies -0.084 -1.254 -0.037 -0.455 -0.099 -1.342 -0.078 -0.993
Livestock raising as main occupation 0.202 3.370§ 0.264 3.455§ ^ ^ 0.162 2.285‡
He/she is currently a transhumant on foot 0.381 6.796§ ^ ^ 0.390 6.192§ 0.350 5.286§
He/she is currently a transhumant by truck ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
He/she has done transhumance on foot at least once ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
He/she has done transhumance by train at least once 0.133 1.669§ 0.146 1.621 0.126 1.337
R2 0.615 0.418 0.500 0.462
R2 adjusted 0.593 0.389 0.476 0.431
AIC -533.75 -393.054 -388.5881 -386.776
† significant at the ≤ 10%
‡ significant at the ≤ 5% level
§ significant at the ≤ 1% level
^ variable not selected by the best model