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Table 2 Profile of the sample

From: Public perception of ecosystem and social services produced by Sardinia extensive dairy sheep farming systems

  Total n = 525 %
Gender
Male 256 48.8
Female 269 51.2
Age
 ≤ 17 1 0.2
18–29 125 23.8
30–39 108 20.6
40–49 170 32.4
50–59 84 16.0
 ≥ 60 37 7.1
Resident
In Sardinia 450 85.7
In other regions 75 14.3
Education
Secondary school 29 5.5
High school 121 23.1
University 235 44.8
Post University 140 26.7
Occupation
Farmer 9 1.7
Househusband/housewife 9 1.7
Pensioner 11 2.1
Unemployed 22 4.2
Director 31 5.9
Teacher 48 9.1
Others 53 10.1
Breeder 67 12.8
Freelance 68 12.9
Student 81 15.4
Desk job 126 24.0
Prior employed in the agricultural or livestock sector
Yes 241 45.9
No 284 54.1
Coming from a family with a peasant tradition
Yes 285 54.3
No 240 45.7
Subject knowledge about pastoral reality in Sardinia
1 6 1.1
2 24 4.6
3 62 11.8
4 91 17.3
5 126 24.0
6 122 23.2
7 94 17.9
Frequency of Sardinian sheep products consumption
Never 7 1.3
Everyday 200 38.1
Once a week 208 39.6
Once a month 74 14.1
Once a year 36 6.9