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Table 2 Number and types of poultry traded by surveyed traders and at LBMs in the week preceding the interviews

From: A large-scale study of a poultry trading network in Bangladesh: implications for control and surveillance of avian influenza viruses

   Broiler Sonali Deshi Ducks Others All
Trader level Proportion of traders selling each poultry type (%). 64.9% (n = 551) 47.9% (n = 407) 46.5% (n = 395) 4.5% (n = 38) 26.9% (n = 228) 100% (n = 849)
No. of poultry traded per week per trader intervieweda(median and IQRb). 1000
(420–2170)
650
(250–1575)
450
(200–1000)
50
(40–275)
400
(150–800)
1250
(600–2945)
Proportion of a trader’s sales represented by each poultry typea(median % and IQR). 77.5%
(47.4–100)
40%
(21–59.3)
38.5%
(19.6–66.7)
5.5%
(2.6–18.9)
24.6%
(12.6–40)
NA
LBM level Proportion of LBMs in which a type of poultry is sold (%). 94.9% (n = 130) 76.8% (n = 106) 71%
(n = 98)
14.5% (n = 20) 48.6% (n = 67) 100% (n = 138)
Proportion of poultry of a given type sold in each LBM (median % and IQR). 52.9%
(31.8–78.8)
14.7%
(1.6–33.6)
9.1%
(0–23.6)
0%
(0–0)
0%
(0–12.3)
NA
Proportion of traders trading each type of poultry in a given LBM (median % and IQR). 85.2%
(50–100)
40%
(17.6–80)
35.4%
(0–75)
0 (0–0) 0
(0–50)
NA
Average no. of poultry sold per week and per trader in a given LBMa (median and IQRb). 900
(337–2029)
296
(140–1106)
183
(82–696)
29
(14–75)
223
(71–328)
1800
(766–3303)
  1. One-week data, collected in Bangladesh in 2014, from 849 traders in 138 LBMs
  2. In this table “LBM” refers to the group of interviewed traders from the surveyed LBM and cannot be generalised to the entire LBM
  3. aIncluding only the traders/LBMs which sold these types of poultry
  4. bInter-quantile range