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Table 4 Livestock inheritance by livelihood categories and members of households (values are mean ± standard deviation)

From: Traditional gender inequalities limit pastoral women’s opportunities for adaptation to climate change: Evidence from the Afar pastoralists of Ethiopia

Livestock Types inherited Livelihood category Household members
Agrarian Pastoral Agro-pastoral Husbands Wives Sons Daughters
Camel 0 ± 0.00 0.38 ± 1.38* 0 ± 0.00 0.54 ± 1.70* 0.03 ± 0.20 0.04 ± 0.38 0 ± 0.00
Goat 0.31 ± 2.77 1.85 ± 6.24* 0.30 ± 2.66 2.82 ± 8.4* 0.59 ± 2.58 0.18 ± 1.74 0 ± 0.00
Sheep 0 ± 0.00 0.04 ± 0.46 0.03 ± 0.44 0.075 ± 0.64 0.03 ± 0.38 0 ± 0.00 0 ± 0.00
Cattle 0.43 ± 1.36* 0.11 ± 1.05 0.41 ± 2.39* 0.92 ± 3.05* 0.17 ± 0.98 0.01 ± 0.09 0.01 ± 0.09
Donkey 0.04 ± 0.20 0.05 ± 0.29 0.02 ± 0.18 0.12 ± 0.41 0.03 ± 0.17 0 ± 0.00 0 ± 0.00
  1. *Values across rows are significantly different (P<0.01)