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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the surveyed pigeonpea producers across agro-ecological zones of Benin

From: On-farm management and participatory evaluation of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan [L.] Millspaugh) diversity across the agro-ecological zones of the Republic of Benin

VariablesGZ
(n = 190)
SGZ
(n = 200)
SZ
(n = 110)
Overall
(n = 500)
Diff
Gender (%)
Male56.9a66a65.5a62.4ns
Female41.2a44a34.6a37.6 
Education level (%)
None56.9a39b28.2b43.4***
Primary27.9a34a33.6a31.6ns
Secondary15.3c27b38.2a25***
Age (years)
Average48.7a44b44.5b45.9***
Range30-6921-7626-6521-76 
Experience (years)
Average18.4a16.5b6c15***
Range10-4510-503-73-50 
Household size (units)
Average6.6a6.1a6.4a6.4ns
Range3-113-114-103-11 
  1. GZ Guinean zone, SGZ Sudano-Guinean Zone, SZ Sudanean Zone, for the same variable, averages that do not have common letters are statistically different (p < 0.05), ns non-significant difference at the 5% level
  2. ***p < 0.001