Table 12.  Perception of the Magnitude of Price, Yield, and Income Risk
                       
Very Very  
small large   Standard
Statement 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Mean Deviation
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - percent - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  
When selling crops, the  
price risk is…  
    Subscribers 1.1 1.4 4.4 4.5 15.2 17.9 27.1 16.8 11.5 6.47 1.73
    Non-subscribers 0.3 1.2 4.2 4.8 13.5 15.6 27.6 19.2 13.5 6.65 1.68
 
My yield risk is…  
    Subscribers 0.2 1.2 4.1 5.0 14.9 15.7 26.5 16.9 15.3 6.63 1.70
    Non-subscribers 0.6 2.4 3.3 6.3 18.7 16.9 23.2 16.9 11.7 6.38 1.76
 
My income risk is…  
    Subscribers 0.2 0.4 2.7 3.8 13.9 17.4 26.6 20.6 14.4 6.79 1.55
    Non-subscribers 0.0 0.9 2.4 2.7 13.9 21.1 26.5 17.2 15.4 6.77 1.54
Note:  Mean refers to the weighted average response across categories.  Standard deviation refers to the standard deviation of responses across categories.