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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of the sample households

From: Assessment of production practices of smallholder potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) farmers in Wolaita zone, southern Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Gender of HH head
 Male 355 88.8
 Female 45 11.2
Age of HH head
 15–65 years old 254 63.5
 >65 years old 146 36.5
Education level of HH head
 No education 155 38.8
 Primary education 217 54.2
 Secondary education 23 5.8
 Above secondary education 5 1.2
Family size of HHs Frequency Percent Mean ± SD Minimum Maximum
Sodo-Zuria 167 41.7 3.8 ± 0.9 2.0 6.0
Damot-Gale 130 32.5 3.7 ± 1.3 2.0 7.0
Damot-Pulasa 103 25.7 4.9 ± 1.4 2.0 8.0
Total 400 100.0 4.1 ± 1.3 2.0 8.0
  1. SD standard deviation, HH Households