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Table 1 Baseline socio-economic characteristics of sample households in rural Wolaita, Ethiopia

From: Performance of an adapted household food insecurity access scale in measuring seasonality in household food insecurity in rural Ethiopia: a cohort analysis

Characteristics (N = 473) Category # (%)
Household size 8+ 120 (25.4)
5–7 217 (45.9)
<=4 136 (28.7)
Livestock (#)
 Cattle 0 91 (19.2)
1 126 (26.6)
2 127 (26.8)
3 55 (11.6)
> = 4 74 (15.6)
 Calves 0 151 (31.9)
1 195 (41.2)
> = 2 127 (26.8)
 Chickens 0 175 (37.0)
1–2 132 (28.0)
3–4 120 (25.3)
> = 5 46 (9.7)
 Goats 0 310 (65.5)
> = 1 163 (34.5)
 Sheep 0 354 (74.8)
> = 1 119 (25.2)
 Donkeys 0 367 (77.6)
> = 1 106 (22.4)