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Table 2 Proportion of traders by demographic profile

From: Characterization of pre- and postharvest losses of tomato supply chain in Ethiopia

Category Percent of traders Total
Wholesaler Retailer
Gender (N = 56)
 Female 3.4 86.4 37.5
 Male 96.6 13.6 62.5
Marital status (N = 56)
 Married 65.5 59.1 66.1
 Unmarried 34.5 13.6 23.2
 Divorced 4.5 1.8
 Widow 22.7 8.9
Educational level of traders (N = 56)
 Primary 24.1 36.4 30.4
 Secondary 51.7 18.2 35.7
 College 13.8 8.9
 No formal education 10.3 45.5 25
Experiences (in year) (N = 56)
 <5 64.3 40 56
 5–10 21.4 30 23
 >10 14.3 30 21
Average household size (mean value)
  4.5 4.5 5
  1. Source: Own Survey, 2015
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