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Table 5 Descriptive statistics for farmer’s demographic variables

From: Design and descriptive epidemiology of the Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project, a longitudinal calf cohort study in western Kenya

  N* Frequency Percent**
Sex of house head 548   
Male   370 69
Female   178 31
Education level of house head 544   
None   81 14.9
Primary education   337 61.9
Secondary education   126 23.2
University education   0 0
Technical training 541   
No   415 76.7
Yes   126 23.3
Main occupation 544   
Farmer   469 86.2
Teacher   6 1.1
Civil servant   11 2
Business   22 4.1
Retired with pension   14 2.6
Other   22 4
  1. *Not all the farmers responded to the questions in the questionnaires and N notes the number of respondents to the particular question.
  2. **The proportions are calculated using the number of respondents to the question.