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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Profitability and constraints to urban exotic vegetable production systems in the Kumasi metropolis of Ghana: a recipe for job creation

Variables Frequency Percentage
Sex
 Male 77 96.3
 Female 3 3.7
 Total 80 100
Age range
 18–45 62 77.5
 46–60 18 22.5
 Total 80 100
Marital status
 Married 63 79
 Single 14 17
 Divorced 3 4
 Total 80 100
Educational level
 No formal education 16 20
 Primary school 11 14
 Middle/JSS/JHS 31 39
 SSS/SHS 18 22
 Training college/Tertiary 4 5
 Total 80 100
Occupation of respondents
 Public service and vegetable farming 7 9
 Trading/commerce and vegetable farming 14 17
 Artisan and vegetable farming 13 16
 Vegetable farming only 46 58
 Total 80 100
Production system
 Lettuce only 19 24
 Spring onions 2 2
 Lettuce and spring onion 30 37
 Lettuce, cabbage, and spring onions 18 23
 Cabbage and lettuce 11 14
 Total 80 100
Sales outlet
 Institutions 1 1
 Market women 69 86
 Market women and individuals 10 13
 Total 80 100
  1. Source: Field Survey, 2017