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Table 4 Description on the profile of surveyed households

From: Factors that influence the implementation of sustainable land management practices by rural households in Tigrai region, Ethiopia

Variables SLM users (n = 115) Frequency (%) Non-SLM users (n = 115) Frequency (%) Total (n = 230) Frequency (%) t value/p value
Sex of the household head
 Male headed 91(79.1) 90 (77.6) 181 (78.35) −/0.7
 Female headed 24 (20.87) 26 (22.4) 50 (21.65) −/0.7
Continues variable
 Age (average in years) 45.5 44.5 45 0.4/0.34
 Average family size of households 6 6 6 0.05/0.47
 Education (average years of schooling) 3 3 3 0.05/0.47
 Average value of asset of households (ETB)a 78,483.6 55,885.2 67,135.5 1.97/0.02
 Average land holding size in Tsimad 3 3 3 0.01/0.49
 Average cattle holding in TLU 4.7 3.4 4 3.6/0.000
  1. aEthiopian birr, currency of Ethiopia (US$1 = 23.4 ETB as at August 2017 exchange rate)