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Table 3 Frequency of respond for hedonic rating for bean varieties (home testing, northwest Guatemala) (hedonic score/%)

From: Consumer acceptance of an iron bean variety in Northwest Guatemala: the role of information and repeated messaging

  Bean variety Raw bean color Raw bean size Bean taste Cooking time Cooked bean thickness Cooked bean toughness Overall
Control (T1): No information presented Local 7 60.83%
6 34.17%
5 5.00%
7 65.83%
6 48.33%
5 5.00%
2 0.83%
7 70.83%
6 22.50%
5 5.00%
2 1.67%
7 49.17%
6 36.67%
5 6.67%
3 3.33%
2 4.17%
7 52.50%
6 34.17%
5 9.17%
3 2.50%
2 1.67%
7 58.5%
6 37.6%
5 3.90%
7 64.17%
6 29.17%
5 4.17%
4 0.83%
3 1.66%
IB 7 72.50%
6 21.67%
5 4.17%
3 1.67%
7 69.17%
6 25.83%
5 3.33%
4 0.83%
3 0.83%
7 81.67%
6 16.67%
5 1.67%
7 68.33%
6 25.00%
5 5.00%
3 1.67%
7 75.00%
6 18.33%
5 5.83%
3 0.83%
7 70.00%
6. 19.65%
5 7.33%
4 3.02%
7 77.50%
6 20.00%
5 1.67%
4 0.83%
Difference in distribution
Pearson Chi-square (p value) 0.17 0.12 0.08a 0.23 0.13 0.06 0.33
T2: Information presented once Local 7 59.17%
6 36.67%
5 3.33%
3 0.83%
7 53.33%
6 43.33%
5 3.33%
7 65.00%
6 33.33%
5 1.67%
7 60.00%
6 30.00%
5 6.67%
3 2.50%
2 0.83%
7 55.83%
6 38.33%
5 4.17%
3 1.67%
7 61.25%
6 37.44%
5 1.31%
7 64.17%
6 32.50%
5 2.50%
3 0.83%
IB 7 79.17%
6 19.17%
5 1.67%
7 75.00%
6 24.17%
5 0.83%
7 87.50%
6 10.00%
5 2.50%
7 74.17%
6 20.00%
5 4.17%
3 1.66%
7 72.50%
6 24.17%
5 1.67%
3 1.67%
7 77.85%
6 18.24%
5 3.91%
7 82.50%
6 15.83%
5 0.83%
3 0.83%
Difference in means
Pearson Chi-square (p value) 0.07a 0.06a 0.22 0.32 0.120 0.16 0.05b
T3: Information presented three times Local 7 59.66%
6 36.13%
5 4.20%
7 56.30%
6 41.18%
5 2.52%
7 66.39%
6 31.09%
5 2.52%
7 47.90%
6 45.38%
5 5.88%
3 0.84%
7 56.30%
6 41.18%
5 2.52%
7 53.27%
6 31.82%
5 10.51%
4 4.40%
7 58.82%
6 38.66%
5 2.52%
IB 7 80.67%
6 15.13%
5 4.20%
7 80.67%
6 16.81%
5 1.68%
4 0.84%
7 88.24%
6 7.56%
5 4.20%
7 66.39%
6 27.73%
5 5.04%
1 0.84%
7 78.99%
6 15.97%
5 4.20%
1 0.84%
7 78.83%
6 17.28%
5 3.89%
7 84.03%
6 11.76%
5 4.20%
Difference in means
IB vs. Local 0.02b 0.07a 0.09a 0.23 0.01b 0.11 0.09a
  1. aStatistically different at 10% significance level
  2. bStatistically different at 5% significance level
  3. cStatistically different at 1% significance level