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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of variables used in the model for cattle

From: Factors influencing livestock export in Somaliland’s terminal markets

VariableObservationsMeanStd. Dev.MinMax
 Number of cattle traded per month12078952956114216,476
 Number of active exporters12052555194
 Monthly average price (USD)120527137346963
 Dummy variablesFreq. Percent
Occurrence of the Hajj seasonNormal season100 83
Hajj season20 17
Access to quarantineNo access to quarantine21 18
Access to quarantine99 82
Experience of banNo ban87 73
Ban33 27
Experience of droughtNo drought93 77
Drought27 23
Existence of border restrictionsBorder restriction24 20
No border restriction96 80