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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)a5.20 (4.8)5.1 (9.0)NS
Off-farm income (USD year−1)b83.25 (451.62)74.92 (416.24)NS
Crop gross income (USD year−1)b354.56 (637.55)0.00 (8.11)*
Live animal net income (USD year−1)b12.49 (97.90)60.84 (248.72)*
Animal product net income (USD year−1)b0 (0)0 (0)NS
Relative female control (% income year−1)0 (2)0 (0)*
Progress out of Poverty Index score38 (14)31 (16)*
Number of crop species5 (2)3 (2)*
Crop production diversity score2 (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 species4 (2)4 (2)NS
Livestock production diversity score1 (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
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