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Table 6 Wilcoxon signed-rank test for natural 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)
Size of land Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 233 117.00 27,261.00 −15.26 .000
  Ties 40     
Amount of water used Negative Ranks 3 122.50 367.50   
  Positive ranks 241 125.50 29,522.50 −15.23 .000
  Ties 29     
Quality of water Negative ranks 3 117.50 352.50   
  Positive ranks 231 117.50 22,142.50 −14.90 .000
  Ties 39     
Size of cultivated land Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 35 18.00 630.00 −5.691 .000
  Ties 238     
Ownership of land Negative ranks 3 8.00 24.00   
  Positive ranks 12 8.00 96.00 −2.32 .020
  Ties 258     
Natural pasture Negative ranks 2 91.50 183.00   
  Positive ranks 180 91.50 16,470.00 −13.19 .000
  Ties 91     
Types of pasture Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 193 97.00 18,721.00 −13.89 .000
  Ties 80     
Size of pasture Negative ranks 0 .00 .00   
  Positive ranks 216 108.50 23,436.00 −14.69 .000
  Ties 57     
Labour employed Negative ranks 2 126.00 252.00   
  Positive ranks 249 126.00 31,374.00 −15.59 .000
  Ties 22     
Sources of natural water Negative ranks 1     
  Positive ranks 225    −14.90 .000
  Ties 47     
Diversity of water sources Negative ranks 5 126.00 630.00   
  Positive ranks 246 126.00 30,996.00 −15.21 .000
  Ties 22