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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of variables used in the model.

From: What determine the price of Bonga sheep at the market level in Southwestern Ethiopia? A hedonic price analysis

Continuous variables Observation Mean St.dev
Price of sheep in Ethiopian Birr (ETB) 300 2750.96 596.07
Age of sheep in months 300 13.34 5.15
Categorical/dummy variables Responses Frequency Percentage
Purpose of purchase Reselling 156 52.00
Rearing 63 21.00
Slaughtering (consumption) 52 17.33
Religious purpose 29 9.67
Market place Boka 83 27.67
Bonga 52 17.33
Gojebi 58 19.33
Daka 67 22.33
Oda 40 13.33
Buyer type Farmer 67 22.33
Traders 128 42.67
Butchers/hotel 64 21.33
Individual consumers 41 13.67
Sex of sheep Male 233 77.67
Female 66 22.00
Season Fasting season 53 17.67
Holidays season 159 53.00
Normal time 88 29.33
Body condition Poor 81 27.00
Average 139 46.33
Good 80 26.67
Colour Red 119 39.67
Brown 124 41.33
White-mixed 37 12.33
Others (black) 20 6.67
Tail type Very fat-tailed 66 22.00
Fat-tailed 139 46.33
Thin tailed 95 31.67
Sex of sheep Male 233 77.66
Female 66 22.00
Horn type Horney 37 12.33
Hornless 263 87.67