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Table 2 Summary indicator descriptive statistics and significance level of dietary diversity, crop count and Simpson’s Index by various covariates.

From: Does crop diversity contribute to dietary diversity? Evidence from integration of vegetables into maize-based farming systems

Indicators Samples (N) Household dietary diversity Crop diversity
Simpson’s Index
Overall 300 6.1 (1.7) 0.5 (0.2)
By region    
 Manyara 207 6.3 (1.7)* 0.5 (0.2)
 Dodoma (Base) 88 5.6 (1.6) 0.5 (0.2)
By farm households Category    
 Maize-producing households (base) 150 6.0 (1.8) 0.5 (0.2)
 Maize-cum-vegetable producing households 150 6.1 (1.6) 0.5 (0.2)
  1. p < 0.01; ** p < 0.05; *** p < 0.010; Standard Deviation in parentheses/or brackets