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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of cocoa farmers in the study area

From: Pesticides exposure and the use of personal protective equipment by cocoa farmers in Ghana

Variable Description Percentage (%)
Sex of farmers Male 87.5
Female 12.5
Age of farmers 20–29 2.1
30–39 8.3
40–49 32.5
50–59 31.3
Above 60 25.8
Educational level No education 18.8
Primary/JHS 34.6
Middle/SHS 43.3
Tertiary 3.3
Farmers years of experience in cocoa cultivation 5–10 5.8
11–15 15.7
16–20 17.8
Above 20 60.7