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Table 2 Socioeconomic and demographic profiles of the respondent households

From: The interplay between household food security and wellbeing among small-scale farmers in the context of rapid agrarian change in India

Particulars No. %
Household size (mean 5.7; min. 2; max. 14)
 ≤4 members 28 41.2
 5–6 members 22 32.4
 ≥7 members 18 26.4
Age of respondent (mean 39.6; min. 19; max. 88)
 ≤ 30 years 23 33.8
 31–60 years 38 55.9
 > 60 years 7 10.3
Marital status of respondent
 Married 62 91.2
 Unmarried 3 4.4
 Widow/widower 3 4.4
Years of schooling (mean 6.4; min. 0; max. 10)
 0 years 43 63.2
 ≤5 years 14 20.6
 ≥6 years 11 16.2
Caste/ethnic characteristics of households
 Scheduled caste (SC) 5 7.4
 Scheduled tribe (ST) 3 4.4
 Other backward caste (OBC) 7 10.3
 General caste (GC) 4 5.9
 Most backward caste (MBC) 49 72.0