Table 5: The mean rank scores of drivers for cattle movement. The ranking is based on a sample size of 45 respondents, 15 in each village.
|Variables||Score||Score||Score||Score||p, (df = 2)|
|Searching for pasture||1||1||1||1||1|
|Searching for water||2.4||2.5||2.75||2||0.93|
|Disease avoidance from wildlife||5||3||2.5||2||0.85|
|Avoid cultivated areas||4.5||3.5||2.5||3||0.56|
|Avoiding water logged area||3||5.5||4.3||4||0.58|
|Large cattle herd size||5.5||4.5||5||6||0.02|
|Avoid invasive plants||0||7||4.5||8||0.047|
|Culture practices and norms||0||0||0||9||0|
Ranking score 1-9, top rank (1) was observed for search of pasture while least rank (9) was observed for Culture practices and norms where 1 shows most frequently scored driver for livestock movement, p = probability and df = degrees of freedom. The variables unknown to pastoralists or considered as part of Maasai cultural norms were ranked as 0.