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Table 4 The most distinguishing statements (P < 0.05) for each family of farmers' perspectives in decreasing order by idealized factor scores1, respectively

From: A mixed methods inquiry: How dairy farmers perceive the value(s) of their involvement in an intensive dairy herd health management program

Family most distinguishing statements No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6 No. 7 No. 8
Family 1: Teamwork 392 322 14 92 - - - -
Family 2: Animal welfare 462 172 45 32 14 27 38 26
Family 3: Knowledge dissemination 342 162 292 52 30 41 38 44
Family 4: Production 44 92 72 24 36 292 17 -
  1. 1 The idealized Q-sorting of a factor may be viewed as how a hypothetical respondent with a 100% loading on that factor would have ranked all the statements on the layout guide
  2. 2 P < 0.01
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