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Table 1 Demographic information of rural farmers and households that participated in the survey where they were asked, ‘if they will be willing to consume goat milk and their products’

From: Farmers’ perception and willingness to consume goat milk and goat milk products: A case study of the central Eastern Cape, South Africa

Demographics Variables Proportion (%)
Gender Male 59.95
Female 43.05
Educational level Did not go to school 12.58
Below grade 12 66.89
Grade 12 14.57
Beyond grade 12 2.65
Tertiary education 3.31
Age (years) ˂ 21
22–40 16.56
41–60 30.46
˃ 60 52.98
Marital status Single 28.48
Married 55.63
Divorce 1.99
Widowed 13.91
Religion Christianity 77.03
Traditional worshipper 19.59
Others 3.38
Household size 1–5 56.29
6–10 37.09
11–15 5.30
˃ 15 1.32
Source of income Salaries/wages 9.27
Business 7.28
Farming 3.31
Grants/pensions 80.13