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Table 1 Samples and their descriptive results

From: Local people’s knowledge on the adverse impacts and their attitudes towards growing Eucalyptus woodlot in Gudo Beret Kebele, Basona Worena district, Ethiopia

Variable Description Proportion (%)
Total sample size (n) 94 respondents  
Sex Male 74.5
Female 25.5
Age Mean = 49.05 years; SD = 13.87  
Length of residence in the area Mean = 42.85 years; SD = 11.36  
Family size Mean = 5.5 persons; SD = 1.87  
Level of education Illiterate 19.1
Literate 54.3
Primary 22.3
Secondary 4.3
Plan to stay in the area Yes 94.7
No 6.3
Land ownership Yes 93.6
No 6.4
Landholding size Mean = 2.35 ha; SD = 5.23  
Occupation Crop production 4.3
Livestock 2.1
Mixed 90.4
Others 3.2
Annual income Mean = 15,021.277 ETB;
SD = 1143.68
 
Distance between the houses of the respondents and the nearby access road Mean = 2.96 km; SD = 3.67