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Table 1 Demographics

From: Small scale migration along the interoceanic highway in Madre de Dios, Peru: an exploration of community perceptions and dynamics due to migration

  Sample N = 522 Non-Migrant N = 202 Migrant N = 320 P-value
Age, mean (SD) 36.0 (0.6) 40.6 (1.0) 33.0 (0.6) < 0.001
Female, no. (%) 371 (71.1%) 133 (65.8%) 238 (74.4%) 0.036
Civil Status     0.088
 Cohabitating/married 406 (77.8%) 151 (74.7%) 255 (79.7%)  
 Separated/widowed/divorced 60 (11.5%) 31 (15.3%) 29 (9.1%)  
 Single 56 (10.7%) 20 (9.9%) 36 (11.3%)  
  Sample N = 510 Non-Migrant N = 196 Migrant N = 314 P-value
Occupation     0.203
 Forestry 157 (30.8%) 63 (32.1%) 94 (29.9%)  
 Agriculture/farming 148 (29.0%) 47 (24.0%) 101 (32.1%)  
 Commerce 45 (8.8%) 18 (9.2%) 27 (8.6%)  
 Transport 40 (7.8%) 15 (7.7%) 25 (8.0%)  
 Construction/mechanic 39 (7.7%) 13 (6.6%) 26 (8.3%)  
 Household activities 23 (4.5%) 13 (6.6%) 10 (3.2%)  
 Management/professional 15 (2.9%) 5 (2.5%) 10 (3.2%)  
 Other 43 (8.4%) 22 (11.2%) 21 (6.7%)