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Table 2 Livestock ownership patterns by village cluster

From: Livestock ownership, animal source foods and child nutritional outcomes in seven rural village clusters in Sub-Saharan Africa

Livestock group Unit Millennium Villages Cluster
Bonsaaso, Ghana Pampaida, Nigeria Potou, Senegal Tiby, Mali Mayange, Rwanda Mwandama, Malawi Ruhiira, Uganda
Cattle No. (%) 0 142 (53) 52 (19) 193 (91) 63 (27) 0 40 (18)
Median (range) NA 2 (1–60) 4 (1–105) 4 (1–54) 2 (1–6) NA 3 (1–15)
Small ruminants No. (%) 24 (14) 162 (61) 232 (85) 171 (80) 92 (39) 58 (24) 147 (66)
Median (range) 5.5 (1–12) 5 (1–160) 8 (1–160) 5 (1–45) 2.5 (1–12) 3 (1–10) 4 (1–23)
Poultry No. (%) 68 (40) 155 (58) 164 (60) 173 (81) 61 (26) 175 (71) 133 (60)
Median (range) 10 (1–50) 9 (1–200) 6 (1–50) 9 (1–340) 4 (1–30) 6 (1–53) 4 (1–19)
Pigs No. (%) 0 0 0 0 6 (3) 27 (11) 46 (21)
Median (range) NA NA NA NA 1 (1–3) 2 (1–7) 1 (1–9)
Any livestocka No. (%) 74 (44) 215 (81) 244 (89) 206 (97) 132 (56) 190 (78) 187 (84)
  1. Values depict the number (%) of households that own each livestock group and median (range) herd/flock size in those households that own each livestock group
  2. NA not applicable (livestock not owned)
  3. aAny livestock includes poultry, pigs, small ruminants and/or cattle