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Table 1 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of respondents

From: Camel health management and pastoralists’ knowledge and information on zoonoses and food safety risks in Isiolo County, Kenya

Characteristics   Frequency Percent
Gender (n = 150) Male 78 52.0
Female 72 48.0
Household heads (n = 150) Yes 98 65.3
No 52 34.7
Relationship to household head (n = 52) Spouse 43 82.7
Son 6 11.5
Others 3 5.8
Ethnic origin Somali 105 70.0
Garri 24 16.0
Boran 15 10.0
Sakuye 6 4.0
Education No formal education 99 66.0
Pre-primary 24 16.0
Primary 15 10.0
Secondary level 12 8.0
Occupation (n = 150) Livestock keeping 100 66.7
Self-employment 24 16.0
Salaried-employment 20 13.3
Others 6 4.0
Sources of income Livestock 67 44.7
Income from business 50 33.3
Food aid 14 9.4
Salary 10 6.6
Crops 9 6.0