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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of dairy farmers in four localities of the province Punjab, Pakistan (n = 173)

From: A cross sectional survey of knowledge, attitude and practices related to house flies among dairy farmers in Punjab, Pakistan

Socio-demographic characteristics Multan Lahore Faisalabad Shorkot Total
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Gender      
Male 41 (78.85) 43 (86.00) 35 (81.40) 20 (71.43) 139 (80.35)
Female 11 (21.15) 7 (14.00) 8 (18.60) 8 (28.57) 34 (19.65)
Age (year)      
≤ 25 years 11 (21.15) 11 (22.00) 11 (25.58) 9 (32.14) 42 (24.28)
26-39 23 (44.23) 23 (46.00) 15 (34.88) 9 (32.14) 70 (40.46)
≥ 40 18 (34.62) 16 (32.00) 17 (39.53) 10 (35.71) 61 (35.26)
Education level      
Illiterate 23 (44.23) 26 (52.00) 21 (48.84) 10 (35.71) 80 (46.24)
≥ Primary 18 (34.62) 11 (22.00) 14 (32.56) 13 (46.43) 56 (32.37)
≥ Secondary 8 (15.38) 9 (18.00) 7 (16.28) 3 (10.71) 27 (15.61)
≥ Graduation 3 (5.77) 4 (8.00) 1 (2.33) 2 (7.14) 10 (5.78)
Marital status      
Single 6 (11.54) 8 (16.00) 13 (30.23) 7 (25.00) 34 (19.65)
Married 43 (82.69) 41 (82.00) 28 (65.12) 20 (71.43) 132 (76.30)
Widow/widower 3 (5.77) 1 (2.00) 2 (4.65) 1 (3.57) 7 (4.05)