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Table 3 Knowledge about koji-making plants in relation with gender, age, educational status, and occupation of the respondents

From: Diversity, knowledge, and valuation of plants used as fermentation starters for traditional glutinous rice wine by Dong communities in Southeast Guizhou, China

Characteristics Total number of respondents Knowledge about koji-making plants X 2 P value
Yes No
Gender     X2 = 1.807, df = 1 P = 0.179
Male 126 109 17   
Female 91 84 7   
Age     X2 = 58.668, df = 2 P < 0.001
20–40 22 9 13   
40–60 117 108 9   
60 and older 78 76 2   
Education status     X2 = 13.443, df = 3 P = 0.004
None 152 141 11   
Primary 44 38 6   
Secondary 16 11 5   
Higher 5 3 2   
Occupation     X2 = 5.664, df = 2 P = 0.059
Farmers 133 119 14   
Migrant workers 71 65 6   
Local officials 13 9 4