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Table 4 Wilcoxon signed-rank test for social capital (n = 280)

From: Effect of Micro-Agricultural Financial Institutions of South Africa financial services on livelihood capital of beneficiaries in North West Province South Africa

  Ranks N Mean rank Sum of ranks Z Asymp. sig (2-tailed)
Farmers’ groups Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 252 126.50 31,878.00 −15.875 .000
  Ties 21     
Network with government Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 250 125.50 31,375.00 −15.811 .000
  Ties 23     
Network with the private sector Negative ranks 1 120.50 120.50   
  Positive ranks 239 120.50 28,799.50 −15.363 .000
  Ties 33     
Network with trade unions Negative ranks 1 124.50 124.50.00   
  Positive ranks 247 124.50 30,751.50 −15.621 .000
  Ties 25     
Network with farmers’ associations Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 250 125.50 31,375.00 -15.811 .000
  Ties 23     
Network with financial institutions Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 251 126.00 31,626.00 −15.843 .000
  Ties 22     
Network with other farmers Negative ranks 1 121.50 121.50   
  Positive ranks 241 121.50 29,281.50 −15.428 .000
  Ties 31