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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of the variables implemented in the model

From: Consumer interest towards tropical fruit: factors affecting avocado fruit consumption in Italy

  Average Std. dev. Min Max
Frequency of traditional fruit consumption 3.39 1.63 0 5
Frequency of tropical fruit consumption 2.24 1.52 0 4
Processed fruit 0.43 0.50 0 1
Taste 5.34 1.80 1 7
Price 4.64 1.73 1 7
Convenience of consumption 4.91 1.79 1 7
Health benefits 5.08 1.72 1 7
Appearance (attractiveness) 4.12 1.85 1 7
Perishability 4.52 1.89 1 7
Stage of ripeness (unripe) 5.17 1.67 1 7
Pulp creaminess (texture) 5.09 1.65 1 7
Local origin 4.51 2.00 1 7
Organic certification 4.66 1.94 1 7
Seasonality 4.56 1.94 1 7
Visual integrity (bruising) 5.21 1.81 1 7