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Table 5 Purpose of getting credit

From: Gender differences in access and use of selected productive resources among sweet potato farmers in Uganda

Credit purpose Male-headed households Female-headed households
f Responses, % f Responses, %
Small business capital 13 18.8 9 30.0
Education (pay school fees) 13 18.8 4 13.3
Buy farm inputs (seeds, chemicals) 19 27.5 7 23.3
Payment for farm labor 12 17.4 6 20.0
Personal (medical and home) 12 17.4 4 13.3
Total 69a 100.0 30a 100.0
  1. aTotal number of responses (f) may be more than 100 due to multiple responses.