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Table 4 Linguistic variables to assess the importance of indicators

From: Food security assessment in rural areas: evidence from Iran

The importance of indicators Fuzzy number
Very insignificant (0, 0, 0.1)
Nonsignificant (0, 0.1, 0.3)
Somewhat insignificant (0.1, 0.3, 0.5)
Indifferent (0.3, 0.5, 0.7)
Somewhat important (0.5, 0.7, 0.9)
Important (0.7, 0.9, 1)
Very important (0.9, 1, 1)
  1. Source: (Ataie 2012)