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Table 3 Proportion and types of poultry sources, according to poultry type for surveyed traders and LBMs

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
No. of poultry sources/trader (median and IQRa). 2
(1–3)
1
(1–2)
1
(1–2)
1
(1–1)
1
(1–1)
2
(1–3)
No. of poultry sources/LBM (%). 3
(2–4)
3
(1–5)
3
(1–5)
1
(1–2)
2
(2–4)
4
(2–7)
Proportion of surveyed LBMs supplied exclusively by other LBMs (%). 34.6%
(n = 48)
46.7%
(n = 64)
61.4%
(n = 85)
71.4%
(n = 99)
37.3%
(n = 51)
39.3%
(n = 54)
Proportion of surveyed LBMs supplied exclusively by farm upazilas (%). 32.8%
(n = 45)
24.3%
(n = 34)
14.9%
(n = 21)
23.8%
(n = 33)
28.4%
(n = 39)
20.5%
(n = 28)
Proportion of surveyed LBMs supplied by other LBMs and farm upazilas (%). 32.8%
(n = 45)
29%
(n = 40)
23.8%
(n = 33)
4.8%
(n = 7)
34.3%
(n = 47)
40.2%
(n = 55)
Proportion of poultry supplied to a LBM by another LBM (% and IQR). 48%
(0–100)
78%
(11.8–100)
100%
(52.8–100)
100%
(12.5–100)
61.5%
(0–100)
57.6%
(13.5–100)
Proportion of poultry supplied to a LBM by a farm upazila (% and IQR). 51%
(0–100)
19.6%
(0–76.4)
0%
(0–29.7)
0%
(0–37.5)
38.5%
(0–100)
40.7%
(0–79.4)
Number of different upazilas of origin of the poultry sold at surveyed LBMs (median and IQR). 2
(1–3.5)
2
(1–3)
2
(1–3)
1
(1–2)
2
(1–3)
3
(1.3–5)
  1. One-week data, collected in Bangladesh in 2014, from 849 traders in 138 LBMs
  2. Only the traders or the LBMs trading the poultry type considered were included in the calculations. In this table “LBM” refers to the group of interviewed traders from the surveyed LBM and cannot be generalised to the entire LBM
  3. aInter-quantile range