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Table 2 Socioeconomic attributes of the respondents

From: Non-timber forest products and their contribution to households income around Falgore Game Reserve in Kano, Nigeria

Household attributes class Frequency Minimum Maximum Mean ± STD
Age of household head (years) 20–29 90(23) 25 65 38 ± 11
30–39 128(32)    
40–49 86(21)    
50–59 74(19)    
60–69 22(5)    
Household size (persons) 1–5 114(29) 1 21 8 ± 4.44
6–10 180(45)    
11–15 70(17)    
16–20 34(8)    
21–25 2(1)    
Farm size (ha) 0.25–1.24 145(36) 0.25 5 2 ± 0.87
1.25–2. 24 117(29)    
2.25–3.24 91(23)    
3.25–4.24 32(8)    
4.25–5.24 15(4)    
Household income (USD)a 17–84 100(25) 17 422 165 ± 10
85–150 109(28)    
151–215 101(25)    
216–285 44(11)    
286–350 21(5)    
351–415 8(2)    
≥416 17(4)    
Per capita daily household income (USD)a 0.11–0.60 193(48) 0.1 3.79 0.8 ± 0.03
0.61–1.10 115(29)    
1.11–1.60 42(11)    
1.61–2.10 25(6)    
≥2.11 25(6)    
Distance from home to market (km) ≤1 205(51) 0.5 42 5 ± 1.6
1.01–7.83 137(34)    
7.84–14.67 16(4)    
14.68–21.50 12(3)    
21.51–28.33 15(4)    
28.34–35.17 7(2)    
≥35.18 8(2)    
Distance from home to FGR 0.25–2.25 158(40) 0.25 9 4 ± 1
2.26–4.25 97(24)    
4.26–6.25 89(22)    
6.26–8.25 49(12)    
8.26–10.25 7(2)    
Sex Male 344(86)    
Female 56(14)    
Educational level Informal education 135(34)    
Primary 140(35)    
Secondary 97(24)    
Tertiary 28(7)    
Main occupation Farming 149(37)    
Trading 74(19)    
NTFPs extraction 114(28)    
Employment 9(2)    
Craft and artisans 54(14)    
Membership of a social group Member 252(63)    
Non-member 148(37)    
Main source of NTFPs FGR 304(76)    
Own farm 62(16)    
Market 34(8)    
  1. Source: survey by authors, 2015, figure in parentheses are percentage
  2. aUSD to Naira exchange rate at the time of conversion was USD1 = N 300