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Table 5 Spearman’s correlation coefficient (r) between demographic factors and biodiversity

From: Agrobiodiversity conservation enhances food security in subsistence-based farming systems of Eastern Kenya

Factors Age of household head Education level Farm years Total farm size (acres) Shannon diversity index (H′) Simpson diversity index (D)
Age of household head 1      
Education level −0.398** 1     
Farm years −0.489** 0.372** 1    
Total farm size (acres) 0.383** −0.099 0.567** 1   
Shannon diversity index (H′) 0.168 −0.199* 0.056* 0.019 1  
Simpson diversity index (D) −0.192 0.137 −0.190 −0.113 −0.822** 1
  1. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed)
  2. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed)
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