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Table 5 Average number of hours spent in activity per day by men and women farmers

From: Deconstructing leisure time and workload: case of women bean producers in Kenya

Activity Bomet Narok
Male Female Diff Male Female Diff
Sleeping and resting 10.26 9.70 0.56 10.13 9.97 0.16
Eating and drinking 2.00 1.86 0.14 1.80 1.73 0.07
Personal care 0.65 0.65 0.01 0.77 0.67 0.11
School (including homework)    0.00 3.17   3.17
Work as employed 7.75 5.25 2.5* 7.10   7.1
Own business work 7.25 5.67 1.58 5.09 4.15 0.94
Staple grain farming 3.97 3.65 0.32 2.88 3.10 − 0.22
Horticultural (gardens) or high value crop farming 0.75 1.82 − 1.07 1.00 1.86 − 0.86
Large livestock raising (cattle, buffaloes) 3.04 1.33 1.71*** 4.03 2.46 1.57***
Small livestock raising (sheep, goats, pigs) 0.63 0.60 0.03 2.00 1.42 0.58
Poultry and other small animals raising (chickens, ducks, and turkeys) 1.00 0.90 0.10   1.00 − 1
Commuting (to/from work or school) 1.50 1.00 0.50 1.75 1.00 0.75
Shopping/getting service (including health services) 1.33 0.67 0.66** 2.50 2.00 0.5
Cooking 0.50 2.22 − 1.72*** 1.50 2.25 − 0.75
Domestic work (including fetching water and collecting fuel) 0.75 2.34 − 1.59*** 2.00 2.96 − 0.96
Caring for children   1.20 − 1.20 1.00 1.22 − 0.22
Caring for adults (sick and elderly) 4.00 12.50 − 8.50 1.50   1.5
Traveling (not for work or school) 1.55 1.00 0.55 1.63 1.37 0.26
Exercising 0.50   0.50 0.50   0.5
Social activities and hobbies 2.91 1.70 1.21*** 2.52 0.91 1.61***
Religious activities 2.00 2.41 − 0.41 0.63 0.75 − 0.13
  1. *, **, and *** significant at 10%, 5%, and 1%, respectively