Determinants of the Household Consumption of Eggs in Oyo State A Case Study of Ibarapa Central Local Government

Oluwafemi Zacchaeus Olaniyi, Adeoye Adelayo, Olojede Mary O., Adedamola Rasak


This study was carried to examine the determinants of the household consumption for eggs in Ibarapa Central Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. The instrument used for the research was questionnaire. A simple random technique was adopted and a sample size of 100 respondents was found valid. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used as tools for analyzing the data. The results shown that about 52.0% were female. The average age of the respondents in the study area was about 34years; about 52.0% of the respondents were married. The average household size among the respondents in the study area was about 3 and 69.0% the respondent were employed, The mean value of the years of schooling was 14years, average income earned by a typical respondent in the study area was about ₦24,180 per month, The mean price of egg per crate is ₦711.00. The coefficient of determination i.e. R2 was 0.88. Moreover, age, marital status, household size was found to be significant at 1% levels. However, marital status has negative influence on the quantity of egg consumed by the household in the study area.

Keywords:  Consumption, Egg, Determinant, Household, Oyo State.

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