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Table 2 Percentage change in the areas occupied per class, between 2006 and 2010 in the districts of Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco - Brazil

From: Schistosomiasis transmission and environmental change: a spatio-temporal analysis in Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco - Brazil

Land use areas Change in use land areas/ Districts(%) Total(%)
Merepe III Salinas Socó Pantanal
Water 69.20 −75.18 −100.00 0 −51.54
Buildings 30.70 36.76 39.79 36.00* 35.07
Mangrove swamp 0 −72.95 −81.56 −100.00 −78.67
Pool 31.17* 34.205 51.23* 19.33* 35.36
Impermeable soil 100.05 2.434,037** 428.531** 147.478,500** 213.35
Permeable soil −18.17 −13.91* −1.48 −9.12 −13.88
Vegetation −21.81 cxx−26.28 −37.35 −47.32 −34.11
  1. * p-value > 0.05 (i.e. without any statistically significant difference) – χ2 test.
  2. ** districts that presented null or almost null values for this class in 2006.