Effects of household socioeconomic features on dairy purchases
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Effects of household socioeconomic features on dairy purchases by James Blaylock

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, National Technical Information Service, Identification Section, distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Dairy products -- Marketing

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StatementJames R. Blaylock, David M. Smallwood
SeriesTechnical bulletin -- no. 1686, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1686
ContributionsSmallwood, David, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
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Paginationiv, 27 p. :
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL14838043M

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8 Household Purchase Response to a One Percent Change in Average Price and In­ come at the Mean Valu es and at Plus and Minus: One: Standard: Deviation: From: the: Mean ; 16 9 Estimated Effect of Selected Household ; Characteristics on Annual Household Purchases of Major Dairy Products ; 18 10 Average Age/Sex Composition of. Changes in the overall household dairy expenditure have the largest effect on purchases of reduced-fat milk, canned milk, bulk ice cream, refriger-ated and frozen yogurts, natural cheese, and cottage cheese. • Although the infl uence of most demographic variables is relatively small, some of them do have statistically signifi cant effects. Household socio-economic characteristics programs have found positive effects of dairy farmers to make the investments in crossbred cows and/or purchase complementary inputs associated. do have statistically signifi cant effects on consumer purchases of dairy products: • Single-person households and households headed by a college-educated woman have a positive, statistically signifi cant infl uence on the purchase of refrigerated and frozen yogurt and reduced-fat milk. An Analysis of U.S. Household Dairy Demand.

decisions to purchase dairy products, the topic of our di scussion here. The folIohring will illustrate two kinds of information con­ tained in these three studies. First, let us look at household response to price changes for beverage milk (Table 1). For the aggregate of fluid-milk products. Effects of socio-economic factors on the consumption of milk, yoghurt, and cheese: Insights from Turkey areas, women make most of the household purchases. quality dimensions for food in. Dairy animals are considered a means of safeguarding savings for sale in times of need (e.g., injury or disease of a household member), and a form of capital investment. However, there is the risk that dairy animals are stolen or die. Dairy production has lower economies of scale than other livestock systems because it requires high labour input. Socio-economic characteristics of the interviewed households. Average household size varied between persons in Itomboina and persons in Miarintsoa (Table 2) whereby big households typically comprised a polygamous household head. Thus, each sub-family might live separately, but all family members eat together and share the same income.

The present study aimed to identify cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between intrapersonal, social and environmental factors and adolescents’ frequent dairy consumption at baseline and two years later across socio-economic strata, and to examine whether socio-economic position moderated observed effects. The research was done to find socioeconomic factors that affect small holder dairy farmers in Maseru district(Peri urban and urban)and causes of tremendous changes and stress in the production and processing of dairy farmers in Maseru were so many and were affected by many factors such as economic and social : Ntlalane Liau Pascalis, Bokang Mabitso, Ts'oanelo Oliphant. (FAO, pers. comm.). Dairy farming utilises 7% of the world’s land (FAO, pers. comm.) and significant water and other resources. Dairy also produces waste streams such as effluent and greenhouse gases (GHG). 2 Socio-economic impact of the dairy sector. The enormous global socio-economic impact is often neglected in discussions about the. National Dairy Development Board.