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Table 6 Characteristics of farmers in the three clusters by modalities

From: A basic characterization of small-holders’ goat production systems in Laghouat area, Algeria

Modalities Cluster 1 Cluster 2 Cluster 3 Total Stata
Herd1 13 30 15 58 **
Herd2 12 16 0 28
Herd3 4 14 0 18
Mob0 0 0 15 15 ***
Mob1 20 46 0 66
Mob2 9 14 0 23
Farm1 5 17 11 33 ***
Farm2 17 23 0 40
Farm3 7 20 4 31
MK0 28 48 10 86 *
MK1 1 12 5 18
AR0 0 12 11 23 ***
AR1 29 48 4 81
Cx0 19 26 10 55 ns
Cx1 10 34 5 49
AA0 29 0 4 33 ***
AA1 0 60 11 71
For0 29 1 7 37 ***
For1 0 59 8 67
Pat0 0 0 15 15 ***
Pat1 29 60 0 89
  1. Stat astatistical significance of the chi-square or exact Fisher’s test for differences between clusters, ns not significant
  2. *p ˂ 0.05; **p ˂ 0.01; ***p ˂ 0.001