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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the landowners surveyed to evaluate their preferences towards bioenergy development in northwestern Durango, Mexico

From: A technical and socioeconomic approach to estimate forest residues as a feedstock for bioenergy in northern Mexico

Variable Sample data
Men 97%
Age range between 26 to 75 years 91%
Completed elementary school 35%
Income no greater than MEX$ 6000 per month 72%
Accepted a forest residue removal ≤40% 65%*
Did not accept high environmental impacts 63%*
Accepted 11 or more jobs generated out of the extraction of residues 67%
Accepted a payment of at least MEX$ 220 per t 53%*
  1. * These data include the status quo choices