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Table 1 Selected demographic and enclosure characteristics of sampled households in Chepareria

From: Enclosing the commons: reasons for the adoption and adaptation of enclosures in the arid and semi-arid rangelands of Chepareria, Kenya

  % Mean (SD)
Household head
 Gender   
  Male 73.3  
  Female 26.7  
 Age (years)
  0–20 0.8  
  21–35 36.7  
  36–50 42.5  
  50+ 20.0  
 Marital status
  Single 2.5  
  Married 97.5  
 Education level attained
  None 29.4  
  Primary 56.3  
  Secondary 8.4  
  Post-secondary 5.9  
Average family size (SD)   7 (3)
Enclosure
 Average enclosure area (SD)
  ha   5.01 (4.38)
 Enclosure tenure
  Private 51.7  
  Communal 48.3