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Table 3 Estimated parameters of factors affecting the number of small ruminants traded for export

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

Log volumeCoefficientStd. Err.t
Number of exporters0.1597***0.04613.47
Occurrence of Hajj1.5126***0.18328.26
Existence of quarantines0.7880*0.48081.64
Average of monthly price0.0165**0.00642.56
Location of the markets0.6434***0.13224.87
Ban on livestock− 1.5508***0.2367− 6.55
Occurrence of drought− 0.25470.1704− 1.49
Australia livestock export suspension− 0.05790.1936− 0.30
Existence of border restrictions− 0.24690.4853− 0.51
Constant9.0097***0.384823.41
R squared0.630  
F value9.226  
Prob > F0.000  
Number of observations236  
  1. ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, *p < 0.1