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Table 1 Summary of resources and farming activity of households (median and IQR)

From: Food security in rural Burkina Faso: the importance of consumption of own-farm sourced food versus purchased food

  Yatenga (n = 200) Seno (n = 200)  
Household inhabitants (adult equivalents) 10.4 (5.4) 6.8 (5.3) *
Land area (ha) 5.0 (4.1) 3.5 (3.0) *
Livestock holdings (TLUs)a 5.20 (4.8) 5.1 (9.0) NS
Off-farm income (USD year−1)b 83.25 (451.62) 74.92 (416.24) NS
Crop gross income (USD year−1)b 354.56 (637.55) 0.00 (8.11) *
Live animal net income (USD year−1)b 12.49 (97.90) 60.84 (248.72) *
Animal product net income (USD year−1)b 0 (0) 0 (0) NS
Relative female control (% income year−1) 0 (2) 0 (0) *
Progress out of Poverty Index score 38 (14) 31 (16) *
Number of crop species 5 (2) 3 (2) *
Crop production diversity score 2 (1) 2 (0) *
Sorghum yield (kg ha−1) 225.0 (338.0) 250.0 (250.0) *
Millet yield (kg ha−1) 184.0 (350.0) 217.0 (350.0) NS
Maize yield (kg ha−1) 650 (985.0) 720.0 (725.0) *
Crop market participation (% of total calories produced year−1) 41 (26) 0 (1) *
Energy adequacy (crop and livestock consumed—kcal adult equivalent−1) 1.00 (1.1) 0.8 (0.7) *
Number of livestock species 4 (2) 4 (2) NS
Livestock production diversity score 1 (0) 2 (1) NS
Livestock market participation (% of protein produced year−1) 0 (0) 0 (3) NS
Protein adequacy (livestock protein adult equivalent−1 adequacy ratio) 0.02 (0.02) 0.15 (0.27) *
  1. NS CI crosses zero or model does not converge
  2. *CI does not cross zero. Provinces have differing central tendencies
  3. aOxen = 1.42, cows = 1, camel = 1.1, horse = 0.9, donkey = 0.8, pigs = 0.3, sheep and goats = 0.2, chickens = 0.04
  4. b1 CFA = 0.001665 USD