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Table 6 Results of post hoc Tukey test: variables related to reasons for biomass fuels ( N= 240)

From: Rural households’ preferences and attitudes towards biomass fuels - results from a comprehensive field survey in Bangladesh

Variables Parameters
Regions Socio-economic groups
Mean ± sd. Mean ± sd. p value Mean ± sd. Mean ± sd. p value
Economic inability     R (0.73 ± 0.45) M (0.96 ± 0.19) p < 0.01
    R (0.73 ± 0.45) P (1.00 ± 0.00) p < 0.01
Availability of biomass K (0.90 ± 0.30) Na (0.58 ± 0.50) p < 0.01 R (0.84 ± 0.37) P (0.68 ± 0.47) p < 0.05
K (0.90 ± 0.30) C (0.65 ± 0.48) p < 0.01    
Na (0.58 ± 0.50) N (0.95 ± 0.22) p < 0.01    
N (0.95 ± 0.22) C (0.65 ± 0.48) p < 0.01    
Free of charge C (0.40 ± 0.49) K (0.78 ± 0.42) p < 0.01    
  Na (0.87 ± 0.34) p < 0.01    
  N (0.77 ± 0.43) p < 0.01    
  1. K, Kalaroa; Na, Nachole; N, Nakla; C, Chakaria; R, rich; M, middle; P, poor.