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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