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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey participants

From: Collecting quantitative experimental data from a non-WEIRD population: challenges and practical recommendations from a field experiment in rural Sierra Leone

Characteristic Total Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
n % n n n n
Participants per group
 Pretest 240 100.0 60 60 60 60
 Posttest 233 97.1 57 59 60 57
Gendera
 Male 117 50.2 29 29 30 29
 Female 116 49.8 28 30 30 28
Estimated age
 18–25 34 14.6 6 12 7 9
 26–35 53 22.7 15 10 15 13
 36–45 63 27.0 11 19 19 14
 46–59 57 24.5 17 12 15 13
 60+ 17 7.6 6 4 3 4
 Missing 9 3.9 2 2 1 4
Occupation
 Farmer 183 78.5 50 48 41 44
 Business man/woman 19 8.2 2 2 10 5
 Student 13 5.6 2 6 3 2
 Teacher 7 3.0 1 0 3 3
 Other 11 4.7 2 3 3 3
Education
 No formal education 188 80.7 50 45 54 38
 Primary school 33 14.2 4 10 3 16
 Secondary school 7 3.0 1 2 1 3
 College 5 2.1 2 1 2 0
Religion
 Muslim 164 70.4 44 28 43 49
 Christian 69 29.6 13 31 17 8
  1. aAll characteristics, except ‘participants per group’ refer to data collected during the posttest