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Table 2 Household characteristics of interviewed farmers from four zones of SNNP region, Ethiopia, in January–February of 2015

From: Farmers’ knowledge and perception of enset Xanthomonas wilt in southern Ethiopia

Characteristics Zones
Hadiya Wolaita Kembata-Tembaro
Head of household    
 Male 68a 66 60
 Female 12 14 20
Age (years) 28–70 24–70 32–92
Education (grade)    
 0 0 3 0
 1–4 52 59 74
 5–8 28 14 6
 9–10 0 4 0
Household size (persons) 4–7 5–8 5–8
Plantation age (years) 2–19 3–21 2–26
Enset farming experience (years) 4–61 6–33 3–34
Total farm size (ha) 0.25–3.50 0.30–4 0.15–3.50
Area under enset (ha) 0.01–0.38 0.01–0.25 0.02–0.63
  1. aHousehold surveyed per zone is 80, see materials and method section for detailed information