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Table 1 Social network characteristics for accessing safety net across different HH characteristics

From: How social capital can inform targeting formal social safety net interventions in vulnerable communities in eastern Ethiopia: an ethnographic case study

HH types    Social network characteristics of non-beneficiary households for accessing informal social safety net transfer
Kin located within Kin located outside Neighbos Close friends from within Close friends from outside Belongs to same mutual support group Belongs to different group
Fr. % Fr % Fr % Fr. % Fr. % Fr % Fr. %
Wealth category Rich (n= 16) N= 6 2 12.5 1 6.25 3 18.7 2 12.5 3 18.7 3 18.7 3 18.7
Middle income (n= 28) N= 9 7 25 4 14.2 5 17.8 4 14.2 3 10.7 4 14.2 3 10.7
Poor (39) N= 15 11 28.2 4 10.2 10 25.6 6 15.3 3 7.7 4 10.2 1 2.5
Gender MHH (n= 52) N= 19 12 23 7 13.4 9 17.3 7 13.4 5 9.6 4 7.7 5 9.6
FHH (n= 35) N= 11 9 25.7 4 11.4 6 17 5 14.3 1 2.8 6 17 1 2.8
Education level Lower primary (n= 15) N= 9 8 22.8 4 11.4 7 20 7 20 4 11.4 3 8.5 4 11.4
Upper primary (n= 13) N= 7 6 22.2 4 14.8 5 18.5 6 22.2 4 14.8 3 11 3 11
No formal (n= 42) N= 14 9 23.6 5 13.1 10 26.3 7 18.4 2 5.2 2 5.2 1 2.6
  1. Source: Field survey