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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of surveyed households in the study area (n = 94)

From: Farmers’ perception of termites in agriculture production and their indigenous utilization in Northwest Benin

Demographic characteristics Number of farmers Percentage Mean ± SE
Level of education
 No formal education 71 75.5  
 Primary 20 21.3
 Secondary 2 2.1
 University 1 1.1  
Age (years)
 20–39 34 36.2 44.9 ± 1.1
 40–49 28 29.8
 50–59 20 21.3
 60–72 12 12.7
Gender
 Female 11 11.7  
 Male 83 88.3  
Experience (years)
 7–25 25 26.6 33.9 ± 1.2
 26–44 47 50.0
 45–62 22 23.4
Household size
 2–10 68 72.3 8.5 ± 0.4
 11–19 24 25.6
 20–24 2 2.1
Land size
 0.5–3 59 62.8  
 3–5 33 35.1 2.4 ± 0.1
 5–10 2 2.1  
  1. n number of interviewed household heads, SE standard error of the mean