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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of the study sample, Nā€‰=ā€‰147

From: Use of weeds as traditional vegetables in Shurugwi District, Zimbabwe

Socio-economic variables Number %
Gender Female 101 68.7
Male 46 31.3
Age (years) 16-25 9 6.1
26-35 16 10.9
36-45 33 22.4
46-55 47 32.0
56-65 27 18.4
66-75 8 5.4
76-85 6 4.1
>86 1 0.7
Relationship to household head Head of household 116 78.9
Spouse 22 15.0
Children 9 6.1
Marital status Single 13 8.8
Married 102 69.4
Divorced 7 4.8
Widowed 25 17.0
Household size 1-2 9 6.1
3-4 24 16.3
5-6 51 34.7
7-8 44 29.9
>9 19 12.9
Highest level of education No education 18 12.2
Primary 97 66.0
Secondary 29 19.7
Tertiary 3 2.0
Occupation Unemployed 125 85.0
Civil servant 3 2.0
Pensioner 6 4.1
Other 13 8.8
Combined monthly income Less than $50 74 50.3
$50-$99 58 39.5
$100-$149 3 2.0
$150-$199 4 2.7
More than $200 8 5.4