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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of farmers working in small-scale tomato farms, Cameroon, 2017 (N = 104)

From: Pesticide usage and occupational hazards among farmers working in small-scale tomato farms in Cameroon

Variables Frequency N = 104 Percentage
Gender
 Male 90 86.5
 Female 14 13.5
Marital status
 Single 19 18.3
 Married 85 81.7
Age
 21–30 31 29.8
 31–40 32 30.8
 41–50 28 26.9
 51–57 13 12.5
Level of education
 No formal 3 2.9
 Primary level 25 24.0
 Secondary level 65 62.5
 Vocational training 9 8.7
 Tertiary 2 1.9
Work experience
 1–3 17 16.3
 4–6 87 83.7