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Table 4 Sample respondents’ sex, marital status, educational level, and monthly income

From: Consumers’ preference and willingness to pay for enriched snack product traits in Shashamane and Hawassa cities, Ethiopia

VariablesCityTotalChi-squareSig.
HawassaShashamane
Freq%Freq%Freq%
Sex3.6900.055
Female2085213444.734248.9  
Male1924816655.335851.1  
Total400100.0300100.0700100.0  
Marital status the respondents17.139.000***
Single16040.016053.332045.7  
Married23859.513444.737253.1  
Divorced20.562.081.1  
Total400100.0300100.0700100.0  
Education level of the respondents64.664000***
Illiterate
Write & read
Elementary
High school
Technical college
Diploma
Degree holder
1
17
87
114
47
83
51
0.2
4.2
21.8
28.5
11.8
20.8
12.8
16
34
88
95
27
21
19
5.3
11.3
29.3
31.7
9.0
7.0
6.3
17
51
175
209
74
104
70
2.4
7.3
25.0
29.9
10.6
14.9
10.0
  
Monthly income of the respondents (ETB/Month)124.152000***
Less than 1000 ETB9323.29933.019227.4  
1000–2000 ETB4210.511137.015321.9  
2001–3000 ETB9624.04916.314520.7  
3001–4000 ETB7919.83411.311316.1  
4001–5000 ETB5614.062.0628.9  
5001–10,000 ETB328.010.3%334.7  
Above 10,000 ETB20.500.020.3  
Total400100300100700100  
  1. ***Significant at 1% level