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Table 7 Reasons why households that had access to credit did not receive it

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

Reasons for not receiving credit Male-headed households Female-headed households
f Responses, % f Responses, %
Too much paperwork/lengthy procedure 10 14.3 3 15.0
Borrowing is risky 29 41.4 4 20.0
Too high interest rates 4 5.7 1 5.0
No income to service the loan 4 5.7 2 10.0
No need for a loan 19 27.1 8 40.0
Short repayment period 4 5.7 2 10.0
Total 70a 100 20a 100
  1. aTotal number of responses (f) may be more than 100 due to multiple responses.