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Table 2 Characteristics of focus group participants (n = 29)

From: Indigenous and traditional plants: South African parents’ knowledge, perceptions and uses and their children’s sensory acceptance

  n Percentage Median Range
Education level     
  No education 5 17.2   
  Primary education 14 48.3   
  Secondary education 10 34.5   
Household size     
  Children (0–18 years)    3.0 1-7
  Adults (19–64 years)    2.0 0-5
  Adults (65 and older)    0.0 0-2
Number of children taking care of    3.0 1-7
Work status     
  Employed 17 58.6   
  Unemployed/retired 12 41.4   
Total monthly household income     
  Less than ZAR 1000 6 20.7   
  ZAR 1000 – ZAR 2000 12 41.4   
  ZAR 2000 – ZAR 3000 7 24.1   
  More than ZAR 3000 4 13.8   
Monthly expenditures on food     
  Less than ZAR 400 8 27.6   
  ZAR 400 – ZAR 800 13 44.8   
  More than ZAR 800 8 27.6   
  1. ZAR: South African Rand; 1 USD ≈ 9.08 ZAR.