Table 3 Summary information for the average absolute crop change (acres) within a woman’s buffer region for all combinations of years and NC crops available in 2002, 2008–2010.

From: An evaluation of metrics for assessing maternal exposure to agricultural pesticides

Crop % No change Average absolute change (acres)
   Mean Median Min. Max.
All years:
 Corn 24.9 15.14 4.17 0.50 413.83
 Cotton 57.7 23.59 5.00 0.50 418.67
 Peanuts 90.6 7.27 1.50 0.50 291.17
 Soybeans 22.9 19.28 6.00 0.50 421.83
2002, 2009-2010:
 Corn 26.6 18.48 4.67 0.67 541.33
 Cotton 58.0 29.12 6.67 0.67 508.67
 Peanuts 90.9 9.31 2.00 0.67 382.67
 Soybeans 23.5 21.58 7.33 0.67 490.67
2002, 2008, 2009:
 Corn 30.5 15.43 4.00 0.67 378.00
 Cotton 59.5 29.11 7.33 0.67 513.33
 Peanuts 92.6 8.93 2.00 0.67 294.00
 Soybeans 26.4 17.55 6.67 0.67 430.00
2002, 2008, 2010:
 Corn 25.8 17.24 4.67 0.67 508.00
 Cotton 58.0 29.14 6.67 0.67 513.33
 Peanuts 91.4 9.77 2.00 0.67 382.00
 Soybeans 23.8 22.95 7.33 0.67 490.67
2008–2010:
 Corn 35.6 13.18 3.33 0.67 541.33
 Cotton 78.5 17.93 2.67 0.67 466.67
 Peanuts 92.7 6.59 1.33 0.67 382.67
 Soybeans 40.6 21.29 4.00 0.67 483.33
  1. Apples, sweet corn, and watermelons are not included in the table as the crop map data only included 2008–2010 for these crops.