Table 7 Correlation of upland agricultural features with settlement density.

Correlation matrix of intensive agriculture upland field zones and settlement density zones in m2 (upland zones strongly correlate with periurban and urban zones; N = 12).

VacantRuralPeriurbanUrbanUrban
core
Intensive
agr. fields
VacantPearson correlation10.612*–0.368–0.381–0.460–0.289
Significance (two-tailed) 0.0340.2390.2210.1330.361
RuralPearson correlation0.612*10.278–0.021–0.1520.248
Significance (two-tailed)0.034 0.3820.9490.6370.438
PeriurbanPearson correlation–0.3680.27810.835**0.694*0.749**
Significance (two-tailed)0.2390.382 0.0010.0120.005
UrbanPearson correlation–0.381–0.0210.835**10.775**0.645*
Significance (two-tailed)0.2210.9490.001 0.0030.023
Urban corePearson correlation–0.460–0.1520.694*0.775**10.505
Significance (two-tailed)0.1330.6370.0120.003 0.094
Upland areaPearson correlation–0.2890.2480.749**0.645*0.5051
Significance (two-tailed)0.3610.4380.0050.0230.094

*Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed). **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed).