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Table 3 Relative frequencies of plots and feeding grounds according to forest type and site variables

From: Habitat preference of wild boar (Sus scrofa) for feeding in cool-temperate forests

Site Quercus forest Deciduous forest Coniferous forest Total
Plot (%) Feeding ground (%) Plot (%) Feeding ground (%) Plot (%) Feeding ground (%) Plot (%) Feeding ground (%)
Elevation (m) χ2 = 51.552a, p value < 0.001
 < 500 4.7 0.0 75.7 12.0 21.4 13.7
 500~1000 35.0 29.2 65.1 50.1 18.9 32.0 40.0 30.6
 > 1000 65.1 70.8 30.2 49.9 5.4 56.0 38.6 55.8
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Slope degree (°) χ2 = 22.397a, p value < 0.001
 < 15 18.3 32.3 16.3 41.8 13.5 33.8 16.4 34.9
 15~30 43.3 30.0 27.9 24.4 24.3 9.4 33.6 27.0
 30~45 18.3 25.8 7.0 27.9 10.8 21.1 12.9 25.9
 > 45 20.0 11.8 48.8 6.0 51.4 35.6 37.1 12.2
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Micro-topography χ2 = 20.299a, p value < 0.001
 Valley-side 5.0 41.0 51.2 26.7 27.0 39.0 25.0 29.1
 Slope 48.3 29.7 37.2 14.7 64.9 28.5 49.3 27.7
 Ridge 46.7 29.3 11.6 58.7 8.1 32.5 25.7 43.2
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Slope aspect (°) χ2 = 4.185a, p value nsb
 315~45 20.0 30.6 25.6 35.6 21.6 32.5 22.1 32.9
 45~135 18.3 18.2 30.2 17.2 13.5 38.9 20.7 20.8
 135~225 38.3 20.3 27.9 23.3 29.7 23.6 32.9 23.2
 225~315 23.3 31.0 16.3 24.0 35.1 5.0 24.3 23.2
 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  1. aResults of χ2 independence analysis between forest type (FG%) and four site variables were added, respectively
  2. bNot significant