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Table 2 Summary of annual pooled data on days worked by draft oxen per household

From: Contribution of draft cattle to rural livelihoods in a district of southeastern Uganda endemic for bovine parasitic diseases: an economic evaluation

Number of work oxen owned per household Number of households interviewed Percentage of interviewed households Average days worked per work oxen Number of days plowing on own farm Number of days hired out for plowing on other people’s farms Percentage of plowing days spent on own farm
1 20 9.8 32.9 21.1 11.8 64.1
2 151 73.7 53.4 16.0 37.4 30.0
3 22 10.7 53.1 14.5 38.6 27.3
4 11 5.4 53.5 12.2 41.3 22.8
4+ 1 0.5 52.0 10.0 42.0 19.2
Whole sample 205 100.0 51.6 16.1 35.3 31.2