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Table 1 Socioeconomic characteristics of the farmers

From: Farm level allocative efficiency of rice production in Gulu and Amuru districts, Northern Uganda

Variable Unit Mean (SD)
Age of the household head Years 37.61 (12.43)
Gender Dummy (1 = male) 0.59 (0.49)
Farmer is married Dummy (1 = married) 0.86 (0.35)
Level of education Years 6.53 (2.98)
Respondent is household head Dummy (1 = yes) 0.67 (0.03)
Household size Number of members 7.43 (3.67)
Male household members Number of members 3.74 (2.07)
Female household members Number of members 3.69 (2.22)
Household members < 14 years old Number of members 2.70 (1.99)
Household members 14–64 years old Number of members 4.56 (2.70)
Household members > 64 years old Number of members 0.18 (0.62)
Farming experience Years 18.14 (12.23)
Distance to nearest trading centre Kilometres 3.72 (5.26)
Number of crop enterprises Number of enterprises 4.10 (1.31)
Total land area available Hectares 2.76 (2.74)
Total area for crop production Hectares 1.91 (1.54)
  1. In case of dummies, we have proportions instead of means. SD standard deviation (in parentheses)