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Table 2 Interviewee characteristics

From: Rural sustainability and food choice: the effect of territorial characteristics on the consumers’ preferences for organic lentils

  Number Percentage   Number Percentage
Gender    Family members   
 Female 144 67.6  Children (0–7 years) 48 22.5
 Male 69 32.4  Youth (8–14 years) 41 19.2
Age     Elderly (65 or >) 38 17.8
 20–30 19 8.9 Place of residence   
 31–40 48 22.5  Urban area—centre 71 33.3
 41–50 58 27.2  Urban area—periphery 79 37.1
 51–60 59 27.7  Rural area—village 26 12.2
 > 60 29 13.6  Rural area—isolated house 37 17.4
Educational level    Association membership   
 Middle school certification 3 1.4  Environmental 163 76.5
 High school certification 56 26.3  Cultural 123 57.7
 Bachelor’s degree 47 22.1  Consumers 163 76.5
 Master degree or PhD 107 50.2  Volunteering 167 78.4
     Sport 159 74.6
     No association 3 1.4
Occupation Family income   
 Employed 150 70.4  < 10,000 € 13 6.1
 Unemployed 16 7.5  Between 10,001 and 30,000 € 86 40.4
 Retired 26 12.2  Between 30,001 and 50,000 € 58 27.2
 Housewife 10 4.7  > 50,000 € 23 10.8
 Student 11 5.2  Not responded 33 15.5
Household size      
 1–2 78 36.6    
 3–4 119 55.9    
 5 and over 16 7.5