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Table 1 Summary statistics of sampled households.

From: Consumer demand heterogeneity and valuation of value-added pulse products: a case of precooked beans in Uganda

Household characteristic Pooled (N = 558) Urban (N = 329) Peri-urban (N = 115) Rural (N = 114)
Percent     
Occupation of the household head (%)     
 Farming (crop and livestock) 21.1 8.2a 17.4a 61.1b
 Salaried employment 32.1 34.7a 27.0b 10.6c
 Self-employed off-farm 39.8 45.4a 41.7b 22.1c
 Casual labor on-farm 0.4 0.0a 0.9b 0.9b
 Casual labor off-farm 3.5 3.8a 4.3b 1.8c
 Other 7.5 7.9a 9.6b 4.4c
 Gender of respondents (% female) 69.2 70.5a 65.2a 69.3a
 Perception on the sufficiency of bean consumption levels (% just enough) 78.0 79.9a 82.5a 67.6b
Mean (standard deviation)     
Household head education (av. years) 11.06 (4.24) 12.08a (4.12) 11.47a (3.88) 7.37b (2.80)
Respondent education (years schooled) 9.65 (4.80) 10.77a (4.69) 10.01b (4.27) 6.06c (3.77)
Average household size (no. members) 6.30 (3.26) 6.13a (3.58) 6.07a (2.43) 7.00b (2.94)
Average age of household head (years) 45.38 (13.91) 44.87a (14.25) 44.14a (13.23) 48.08b (13.37)
Average monthly household income (UGX)     
 First quartile (25th) 200,000a 150,000b 39,166.7c
 Median 50th 500,000a 400,000b 112,500c
 Last quartile (75th) 900,000a 850,000b 250,000c
  1. Superscripts a, b and c show significance in the difference between two paired categories. Paired similar superscripts (aa, bb, and cc) mean no significant difference between two categories while paired different superscripts (ab, bc, ac) mean significance difference at p < 0.05. Figures in parentheses are standard deviations