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Table 1 Socio-economic characteristics of the study sample, N = 138

From: Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa

Socio-economic variable Value
Gender: Female 65.9%
Male 34.1%
Age 19–81 years (median 57 years)
People living in poverty 80.4%
Household income (<R1000.00 (US$87.00) 62.3%
Unemployed 73.9%
Dependent on social grants 63.0%
Household size 1–12 people (average 4.5)