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Table 1 Socioeconomic characteristics of Salar HG managers

From: Homegarden agroecosystems managed by Salar people on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Socio-economic characteristics Number (%) of respondents
Sex Male 6 (9.2)
Female 59 (90.8)
Age 20–35 8 (12.3)
36–50 32 (49.2)
51–65 13 (20.0)
66–86 12 (18.4)
Literacy status Literate
Illiterate
15 (23.1)
50 (76.9)
< 4000 14 (23.3)
Annual income ($) 4000–1500 31 (51.7)
> 1500 15 (25.0)
Family member 3–6
7–9
10–12
37 (61.6)
17 (28.3)
5 (10.1)
History of homegarden 10–35 25 (41.6)
36–55 20 (33.3)
56–90 15 (25.1)
Homestead size (m2) 200–400 32 (53.3)
410–660 20 (33.3)
670–1200 8 (13.4)
< 50 35 (58.3)
Cultivated area (m2) 50–300 20 (33.3)
> 310 15 (8.4)