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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of cocoa farmers

From: A double-hurdle model estimation of cocoa farmers’ willingness to pay for crop insurance in Ghana

Variable Description Percentage (%)
Gender Male 87.5
Female 12.5
Age 20–29 2.1
30–39 8.3
40–49 32.5
50–59 31.3
Above 60 25.8
Marital status Single 28.3
Married 71.7
Educational level No education 18.8
Primary/JHS 34.6
Middle/SHS 43.3
Tertiary 3.3
Years of farming experience in cocoa 5–10 5.8
11–15 15.7
16–20 17.8
Above 20 60.7