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Table 9 Difference in anthropometric variables among 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

  Livelihood Category Household members
Agrarian Pastoral Agro-pastoral Husband Wife Son Daughter
Age 21.93 ± 16.81 19.20 ± 18.14 23.14 ± 16.48* 45.36 ± 13.77** 33.93 ± 11.99* 2.7 ± 6.6 8.19 ± 4.82
Height 1.49 ± 1.41 2.77 ± 13.62** 1.49 ± 1.11 1.61 ± 0.14 2.83 ± 13.51* 1.28 ± 1.18 2.32 ± 10.29
Weight 36.72 ± 16.20 33.38 ± 20.05 36.51 ± 16.91 56.75 ± 6.45* 46.33 ± 6.30 22.94 ± 17.18 23.55 ± 11.88
BMI 18.31 ± 4.07 17.75 ± 10.01 18.51 ± 8.38 22.66 ± 8.54** 19.30 ± 4.05* 16.61 ± 11.27 15.70 ± 4.41
  1. *,**Values across rows are significantly different (P < 0.01) and (P < 0.001) respectively