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Table 5 Gender and food security status

From: Poverty and poor education are key determinants of high household food insecurity among populations adjoining forest concessions in the Congo Basin

Forestry companies Head of household Food insecure
SCTB Male 56.4(66)**
Female 89.2(33)
FIPCAM Male 1.1(1) ns
Female 2.6(1)
COTREFOR Male 81.5(75)**
Female 100(28)
CFT Male 100 (92) ns
Female 100 (28)
BAYONNE Male 88.6 (31) *
Female 70 (7)
CEB Male 93(66) ns
Female 97.3(73)
  1. *p < 0.01; **p < 0.0001 significance level compared to female