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Table 1 Demographics of beef producers on survey to identify antimicrobial use practices, 2018

From: A survey of antimicrobial use practices of Tennessee beef producers

Variable Number (%) of respondents
Gender 200
 Female 35 (17.5)
 Male 163 (81.5)
 Preferred not to report gender 2 (1.0)
Age group (years) 200
  <  30 12 (6.0)
 30–39 29 (14.5)
 40–49 41 (20.5)
 50–59 44 (22.0)
 60–69 46 (23.0)
  > 70 28 (14.0)
Education level 202
  < College 47 (23.3)
  ≥ College 155 (76.7)
Number of years in cattle production 202
  < 5 23 (11.4)
 6–10 19 (9.4)
 11–15 17 (8.4)
 16–20 24 (11.9)
 21–25 24 (11.9)
 26–30 21 (10.4)
  > 30 74 (36.6)
Beef cattle operation type 230
 Cow-calf production 171 (74.4)
 Backgrounding-stocking 9 (3.9)
 Seed-stock operation 6 (2.6)
 Multiple operation type and others 44 (19.1)
Herd size 202
 1–49 84 (41.6)
 50–99 54 (26.7)
 100–149 28 (13.9)
 150–199 12 (5.9)
 200–299 13 (6.4)
 300–399 5 (2.5)
 400–499 1 (0.5)
 500+ 5 (2.5)
Raised on a cattle farm 202
 Yes 138 (68.3)
 No 64 (31.7)