Table 2. Density of farmer ties in each position-to-position interaction, i.e., core to core, core to periphery, periphery to core, and periphery to periphery, for four community networks and averaged over the four networks.

Community network Structural position
Core Periphery
Network 1 Core 0.500 0.102
Periphery 0.163 0.077
Network 2 Core 0.500 0.088
Periphery 0.098 0.099
Network 3 Core 0.548 0.095
Periphery 0.314 0.095
Network 4 Core 0.850 0.022
Periphery 0.056 0.154
Networks 1–4† Core 0.60 ± 0.169 0.08 ± 0.037
Periphery 0.16 ± 0.113 0.11 ± 0.033

†Mean ± SE tie density for the four community networks combined.