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Table 5 Pig sales and price indices during EVD outbreak period in Luwero district

From: Knowledge, perceptions and effects of Ebola virus disease outbreak on the pig value chain in the agro-pastoralist district of Luwero, Central Uganda

  Mean SD (Pigs sold per period)  
Persons involved in pig sales Before During After P-value
Farmer N = 142 4 ± 3 3 ± 1 3 ± 2 0.001*
Trader N = 20 4 ± 3 4 ± 2 5 ± 3 0.04*
Pork butchers N = 9 7 ± 3 5 ± 3 6 ± 3 0.03*
Price indices Estimated average kg SD) Price per Kg (USD USD  
Price 426 + 255 353 + 237 326 + 250  
Price/kg (US$) 2.5 1.6 1.8  
Total US$ 1065.00** 564.8* 684.00**  
  1. *Significantly lower during the EVD outbreak (Repeated measures ANOVA, P < 0.05)
  2. **statistically significant when compared before, during, and after EVD outbreak