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Table 4 Responsibility for livestock and purpose of livestock production in the studied households, (Cambodia 2011–2013)

From: Household practices related to disease transmission between animals and humans in rural Cambodia

  Poultry Pigs Ruminants
Variable n (%) n (%) n (%)
Livestock responsibility n = 283 n = 165 n = 220
Women 115 (41) 86 (52) 31 (14)
Men 51 (18) 19 (12) 83 (38)
Children 5 (2) - 10 (5)
Mixed 112 (40) 61 (37) 96 (43)
Purpose of livestock production* n = 282 n = 163 n = 218
Sale 234 (83) 154 (94) 174 (80)
Emergency sale 26 (9) 26 (16) 47 (22)
Family consumption 218 (77) 5 (3) -
Cock fighting 2 (1) - -
Draught power - - 45 (21)
Dowry and heritage - - 3 (1)
  1. *Multiple purposes reported by each household.