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Table 3 Socioeconomic conditions of households at West Abaya district (N = 779)

From: Household food insecurity and associated factors in West Abaya district, Southern Ethiopia, 2015

Characteristics Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Occupation of household head   
Farmer 646 82.9
Petty trader 53 6.8
Others 80 10.3
Land ownership   
No land 151 17.3
Less or equal to 1.5 348 46.7
1.6 and above 280 36
Opinions on land fertility   
Not fertile 127 16.3
Fertile 501 64.3
Modern farm inputs use   
No 367 47.1
Yes 412 52.9
Oxen ownership   
No ox 503 64.6
One ox 154 19.8
Two and above oxen 122 15.3
Wealth index   
Poor 275 35.3
Middle 247 31.7
Rich 257 33.0