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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the surveyed farmers in function of sociolinguistic groups

From: Folk taxonomy and traditional uses of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) landraces by the sociolinguistic groups in the central region of the Republic of Benin

   Sociolinguistic groups Total Percentage
Fon Idaasha Mahi Nago Ifé Tchabé Adja
Gender Men 13 12 27 8 5 5 3 73 72.3
Women 5 10 5 3 3 1 1 28 27.7
Age [35–56] 15 14 18 10 7 5 3 72 71.3
[56–66] 3 7 11 0 0 0 1 22 21.8
[66–76] 0 1 3 1 1 1 0 7 6.9
Education No formal education 14 18 26 8 5 6 3 80 79.2
Primary 3 2 5 2 3 0 1 16 15.8
Secondary 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 5 5
Experience [1–11] 7 4 6 8 6 1 2 34 33.7
[11–22] 11 16 23 2 2 4 2 60 59.4
[22–32] 0 2 3 1 0 1 0 7 6.9