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Table 1 Socioeconomic profile of the respondents in the municipality of Lagoa Seca, Paraíba, Brazil

From: Understanding the motivations for keeping wild birds in the semi-arid region of Brazil

Socioeconomic parameters Number of respondents
Sex
 Female 2
 Male 60
Age
  ≤ 29 27
 30–39 14
 40–49 6
 50–59 11
 60–69 3
  ≥ 70 1
Marital status
 Single 24
 Married 26
 Stable relationship 8
 Separated/divorced 2
 Widow(er) 2
Profession
 Mason 7
 Painter 1
 Farmer 21
 Public servant 1
 Business and services 17
 Taxi driver 2
 Homemaker 2
 Student 5
 No profession 6
Monthly income (US$)
 ≤ 167.00 4
 167.00 to 300.00 19
 ≥ 300.00 23
 No response 11
 No stable income 5
Education
 Illiterate 2
 Incomplete primary education 44
 Complete primary education 3
 Incomplete secondary education 1
 Complete secondary education 10
 Incomplete higher education 1
 Complete higher education 1
Residence time
 < 20 years 10
 20 to 40 years 34
 41 to 60 years 15
 > 60 years 2
Housing
 Own 54
 Lease 8