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Table 10 Perceptions of community administration

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
Decision makers in the community: 0.012
 Local/regional authorities 416 (79.7%) 161 (79.7%) 255 (79.7%)  
 Everyone (voting) 62 (11.9%) 30 (14.8%) 32 (10.0%)  
 Local leaders (organizations/households) 12 (2.3%) 6 (3.0%) 6 (1.9%)  
 Does not know 32 (6.1%) 5 (2.5%) 27 (8.4%)  
Local leaders are corrupt: < 0.001
 Yes 219 (42.0%) 103 (51.0%) 116 (36.3%)  
 Does not know 155 (29.7%) 35 (17.3%) 120 (37.5%)  
Regional leaders are corrupt: 0.012
 Yes 304 (58.2%) 134 (66.3%) 170 (53.1%)  
 Does not know 166 (31.8%) 52 (25.7%) 114 (35.6%)  
National leaders are corrupt: 0.223
 Yes 376 (72.0%) 154 (76.2%) 222 (69.4%)  
 Does not know 110 (21.1%) 37 (18.3%) 73 (22.8%)  
Your opinion matters, and to whom: < 0.001
 No 172 (32.9%) 46 (22.8%) 126 (39.4%)  
 Yes, to my neighbors 111 (21.3%) 45 (22.3%) 64 (20.0%)  
 Yes, to authorities/local leaders 177 (33.9%) 98 (48.5%) 79 (24.7%)  
 Does not know 62 (11.9%) 13 (6.4) 49 (15.3%)