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Table 1 Characteristics of the communities included in the study

From: Nixtamal techniques for different maize races prepared as tortillas and tostadas by women of Chiapas, Mexico

Region Municipality Community Main maize race Altitude Population Interviews
Metropolitana Suchiapa Pacú Tuxpeño 449 2440 5
Metropolitana Tuxtla G Copoya Tuxpeño 840 8160 2
Metropolitana Berriozabal Berlín Tuxpeño 980 410 3
Comiteca Comitán F. Sarabia Comiteco 1552 1673 1
Comiteca Comitán Yalumá Comiteco 1740 2368 5
Comiteca Comitán A. Rodríguez Comiteco 1914 855 1
Altos Teopisca Campo Santiago Oloton 1918 553 5
Altos Zinacantán Pasté Oloton 2279 3771 2
Altos San Cristóbal San José Buenavista Oloton 2300 315 4
Altos San Cristóbal Carrizalito Oloton 2365 59 2
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