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Table 4 Analysis of the factors affecting the preventive biosecurity costs on Finnishbroiler farms

From: Measuring the costs of biosecurity on poultry farms: a case study in broiler production in Finland

  Regression 1 Regression 2 Regression 3
Dependent variable Total cost per bird Direct cost per bird Labour cost per bird
Intercept 3.673
(p = 0.000)
2.417
(p = 0.000)
1.256
(p = 0.001)
Annual number of birds -0.00000235
(p = 0.004)
-0.0000007353
(p = 0.190)
-0.00000161
(p = 0.031)
Processor B (dummy) 0.945
(p = 0.006)
0.592
(p = 0.025)
0.353
(p = 0.244)
Processor C (dummy) 0.582
(p = 0.028)
0.339
(p = 0.100)
0.243
(p = 0.326)
Female producer 0.528
(p = 0.026)
0.090
(p = 0.606)
0.438
(p = 0.060)
Regression statistics F = 11.437
Sig. = 0.000
R2 = 0.792
F = 2.602
Sig. = 0.089
R2 = 0.465
F = 5.028
Sig. = 0.013
R2 = 0.626