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Table 3 Factors influencing the choice of enclosure management regimes in Chepareria

From: Characterization of enclosure management regimes and factors influencing their choice among agropastoralists in North-Western Kenya

Variables Grazing and cultivation (N = 72) Grazing, cultivation and contractual grazing (N = 16) Grazing, Cultivation and fodder/grass seed production (N = 6) Cultivation and grazing (N = 26) Mean Pearson correlation Significance (two-tailed)
Number of livestock owned 7.43 9.43 15.00 6.48 7.85 0.209 0.024*
Enclosure acreage (ha) 4.99 7.59 7.08 3.02 5.01 0.147 0.109
Distance to market (km) 9.56 10.22 6.50 8.19 9.19 −0.11 0.22
Household income (US$) 899.55 1,145.33 1,808.64 1,214.90 1,046.10 0.214 0.019*
Agroecological zone       −0.348 0.000**
Land tenure       −0.234 0.010**
Age of household head       0.064 0.486
Education level of the household head       0.068 0.461
  1. Exchange rate as of 31 December 2013 was 1US$ = 86.40 Kenyan shillings. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed). **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed)