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Table 5 Characteristics of the sample

From: The leading role of perception: the FACOPA model to comprehend innovation adoption

Variables Total sample Non-adopter Planner Adopter
Age (mean) 41 44 41 37
Farm size (ha) (mean) 57.02 25.8 42.7 104.6
Education     
 Middle school 4.67% 12.86% 1.85% 1.27%
 High school 38.91% 60.00% 38.89% 20.25%
 Bachelor’s degree 25.68% 17.14% 26.85% 31.65%
 Master’s degree 30.74% 10.00% 32.41% 46.84%
Intensity of information     
 Less than 4 h per month 20.62% 38.57% 16.67% 10.13%
 Between 4 and 8 h per month 35.02% 41.43% 50.00% 8.86%
 Between 8 and 12 h per month 30.74% 17.14% 25.93% 49.37%
 More than 12 h per month 13.62% 2.86% 7.41% 31.65%
Intensity of work     
 Less than 25 days per year 28.79% 57.14% 26.85% 6.33%
 Between 25 and 50 days per year 33.85% 28.57% 51.85% 13.92%
 Between 50 and 75 days per year 23.35% 11.43% 19.44% 39.24%
 More than 75 days per year 14.01% 2.86% 1.85% 40.51%