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Table 2 Dry forest income contribution to household income in the selected kebeles

From: The role of dry land forests for climate change adaptation: the case of Liben Woreda, Southern Oromia, Ethiopia

Explanatory variables Kebeles (mean ± standard deviation) Overall (N = 74) p value
Boba (N = 24) Bulbul (N = 30) Melka-Guba (N = 20)
Age 44.4 ± 15.50 42.8 ± 14.91 43.6 ± 11.19 43.5 ± 14.04 0.122
Size of family 6.8 ± 2.92 6.6 ± 2.37 7.7 ± 1.73 6.9 ± 2.43 1.175
Land size (ha) 3.9 ± 2.16 3.75 ± 2.68 4.32 ± 2.19 3.94 ± 2.38 0.326
Dry forest income (ETB/year) (A) 177.5 ± 556.02 918.7 ± 1630.84 3512.4 ± 2634.52 1379.3 ± 2183.82 21.688*
Total income (ETB/year) (B) 177.5 ± 556.02 11,982.0 ± 18,464.99 23,287.9 ± 17,467.06 11,209.2 ± 17,180.86 13.250*
Income (B)–income (A) 0 ± 0.0 11,063.4 ± 17,763.0 19,775.5 ± 17,282.7 9829.8 ± 16,204.3 10.399*
  1. *The significance at p = 0.01. ETB, Ethiopian birr