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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Effect of market production on rural household food consumption: evidence from Uganda

  Mean St Dev Min Max
Calorie consumption per adult equivalent 3580 1177 448.6 5896
Household Dietary Diversity Score 6.6 1.7 2.0 10
Household Food Insecurity Access Score 4.6 6.0 0 27
Market production Index1 46.4 22.1 0 97.0
Education of husband (years) 6.7 3.8 0 20
Education of wife (years) 5.0 3.2 0 17
Household size 6.1 2.6 1 24
Dependency ratio (all members/members>18) 1.5 1.0 0 6
Wealth (thousands Ug Sh) 10,300 7,279 165 29,500
Size of land owned (acres) 4.3 5.4 0 35
Distance to the market (km) 2.8 2.3 0.2 18
Gender of household head: male =1; otherwise = 0 83.7    
Married = 1; otherwise = 0 78.7    
Household own livestock =1, 0 otherwise 47.8    
Depends on family labor =1; 0 = otherwise 60.7    
Main occupation; farming =1; otherwise =0 91.9    
No secondary occupation =1; otherwise =0 52.5    
Member of farmer group =1; otherwise =0 53.1    
Member of saving & credit group =1; otherwise =0 81.3    
Member of marketing group =1; otherwise =0 3.8    
N = 897     
  1. 1The Market Production Index equals the value of total household sales divided by the value of total production. All production, including the share retained for home consumption, is valued at farm gate prices