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Table 3 Summary of statistics for continuous explanatory variables by choice of livelihood strategies.

From: Determinants of rural livelihood diversification strategies among Chewaka resettlers’ communities of southwestern Ethiopia

Variables Livelihood strategies of the households
AG AG + NF AG + OFF AG + NF + OFF Total F-value
Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
Age of household head 52.60 43.63 40.26 41.02 46.75 38.724***
Household size (AE) 4.71 5.71 4.78 5.23 5.04 12.517***
Land holding size (ha) 2.01 1.16 1.01 1.03 1.48 126.530***
Livestock owned (TLU) 4.62 3.69 3.49 3.53 4.04 77.845***
Extension contact 9.07 8.66 8.61 8.17 8.77 2.512
Market distance 3.54 2.49 2.34 1.50 2.79 74.462***
Total annual income 7046.68 5930.10 4776.35 5308.69 6116.02 23.138***
  1. *** indicates significant at < 1% probability level