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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of farmers engaged in irrigation, Gondar town, 2019 (n = 409)

From: Practice towards pesticide handling, storage and its associated factors among farmers working in irrigations in Gondar town, Ethiopia, 2019

Variable Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 371 90.7
 Female 38 9.3
Religion
 Orthodox 355 86.8
 Muslim 45 11.0
 Protestant 7 1.7
 Others 2 0.5
Marital status
 Unmarried 102 24.9
 Married 307 75.1
Age
 16–29 120 29.3
 30–35 76 18.6
 36–40 97 23.7
 ≥ 40 116 28.4
Level of education
 Cannot read and write 159 38.9
 Read and write only 139 34.0
 Primary 55 13.4
 Secondary 45 11.0
 Certificate and above 11 2.7
Income
 300–2000 121 29.6
 2001–3000 110 26.9
 3001–4000 96 23.5
 4001–10,000 82 20.0
Family size
 1–4 172 42.1
 > 4 237 57.9