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Table 2 Perceptions on the right to adequate food and relief food during disaster in Uganda

From: Perceptions on the right to adequate food after a major landslide disaster: a cross-sectional survey of two districts in Uganda

Question Bududa district (n = 555) P values Kiryandongo district (n = 523) P values
Affected (n = 285) Controls (n = 270) Total (%) Affected (n = 260) Controls (n = 263) Total (%)
Do you agree that everyone has a right to adequate food?
Yes 152 219 371 (66.8) < 0.01 159 147 306 (58.5) < 0.01
No 34 24 58 (10.5) 83 27 110 (21.0)
Do not know 99 27 126 (22.7) 18 89 107 (20.5)
Whether the 2010 disasters in Bududa affected access to adequate food
Yes 277 257 534 (96.2) 0.15 257 155 412 (78.8) < 0.01
No 4 11 15 (2.7) 0 83 83 (15.9)
Do not know 3 2 5 (1.0) 3 18 21 (4.0)
Whether satisfied with emergency response to the 2010 disaster in Bududa
Yes 99 110 209 (37.7) 0.09 91 111 202 (38.6) < 0.01
No 184 154 338 (60.9) 168 128 296 (56.6)
Do not know 2 6 8 (1.4) 1 24 25 (4.8)
Who is supposed to supply relief food during disasters?
Government 218 225 443 (79.8) 0.04 240 214 454 (86.8) < 0.01
NGOs 14 7 21 (3.8) 16 33 49 (9.4)
Both 17 20 37 (6.7) 2 1 3 (1.0)
Do not know 36 18 54 (9.7) 2 15 17 (3.3)
Whether the relief food supplied to Ugandans affected by disaster is of good quality
Yes 150 196 346 (62.3) < 0.01 120 96 216 (41.3) < 0.01
No 82 44 126 (22.7) 140 145 285 (54.5)
Do not know 53 30 83 (15.0) 0 22 22 (4.2)
Whether the relief food supplied in Uganda is sufficient in quantity
Yes 83 39 122 (22.0) < 0.01 43 43 86 (16.4) < 0.01
No 150 211 361 (65.0) 211 194 405 (77.4)
Do not know 52 20 72 (13.0) 6 26 32 (6.1)
What could be the most preferred approach to ensure the right to adequate food of disaster victims
Relief food 43 48 91 (16.4) 0.04 12 29 41 (7.8) < 0.01
Cash 109 76 185 (33.3) 66 108 174 (33.3)
Land for food production 133 146 279 (50.3) 182 126 308 (58.9)