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Table 6 Socio-demographic characteristics of farmers involved in the survey

From: Rapid evolution of insecticide resistance and patterns of pesticides usage in agriculture in the city of Yaoundé, Cameroon

Variable Category Percentage (n)
Gender Males 58.6% (136)
Females 41.4% (96)
Age (years) 20 4.7% (11)
21–30 16.8% (39)
31–40 31.5% (73)
41–50 25.9% (60)
 > 50 21.1% (49)
Education level Primary school 22% (51)
Secondary school 39.2% (91)
University 34.9% (81)
No formal training 3.9% (9)
Occupation Farmer 20.7% (48)
  Farmer + small scale business 45.3% (105)
  Farmer + civil servant 10.8% (25)
  Unemployed 23.3% (54)