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Table 3 Distribution of respondents’ age in the study areas

From: Farmers’ perceptions of navy bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) production constraints, preferred traits and farming systems and their implications on bean breeding: a case study from South East Lowveld region of Zimbabwe

   District   
Age interval (years)   Chimanimani villages   Chipinge village   
  Nenhowe Gudyanga Tonhorai Maunganidze Overall P value
< 30 1% (2) 3% (5) 3% (5) 1% (2) 8% (14) 0.294
31–40 2% (4) 10% (17) 5% (8) 3% (6) 20% (35) 0.001*
41–50 5% (8) 7% (13) 7% (12) 9% (16) 28% (49) 0.104
51–60 3% (6) 5% (9) 11% (19) 6% (10) 25% (44) 0.001*
61–70 2% (3) 2% (3) 3% (5) 6% (10) 12% (21) 0.098
> 70 2% (4) 1% (2) 1% (2) 3% (5) 7% (13) 0.429
  1. The values in parentheses indicate the actual numbers per age group
  2. *Denotes that the villages differed significantly at P ≤ 0.05