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Table 6 CSI score at the start of the dry season by household head’s ethnic group

From: Characterising food insecurity in pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Uganda using a consumption coping strategy index

Ethnic groups with CSI >29.4 (less food secure than seasonal mean) Ethnic groups with CSI <29.4 (more food secure than seasonal mean)
Agro-pastoralists Pastoralists Agro-pastoralists Pastoralists
Northerna (69 ± 19.8) N/A Mukiga (24 ± 27.9) N/A
Munyoro (66 ± 17.6)    Munyoro (16 ± 27.9)
Munyankore (54 ± 22.8) Munyankore (35 ± 7.5) Easternc (16 ± 22.8) Eastern (24 ± 39.5)
Migrantsb (49 ± 9.6) Migrants (48 ± 16.1) Muganda (17 ± 4.9) Muganda (11 ± 16.1)
Muruuli (30 ± 4.0)    Muruuli (20 ± 12.5)
  1. Ethnic groups: aJaluwo, Langi, Lugbar; bRwanda, Burundi, Tanzania; cMugisu, Munyoli, Musamya, Muteso. N/A, not available