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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Modeling Ghanaian cocoa farmers’ decision to use pesticide and frequency of application: the case of Brong Ahafo Region

Variable Description Frequency Percentage (%)
Gender Male 198 82.5
Female 42 17.5
Age 20–39 49 20.4
40–59 145 60.4
Above 60 46 19.2
Marital status Single 198 17.5
Married 42 82.5
Educational level No formal education 36 15.0
Primary/JHS 118 49.2
Middle/SHS 81 33.8
Tertiary 5 2.0
Years of farming experience in cocoa 5–10 14 5.8
11–15 39 16.3
16–20 43 17.9
Above 20 144 60.0