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Table 3 Demographics for both towns (post-intervention dataset)

From: The effect of the “Follow in my Green Food Steps” programme on cooking behaviours for improved iron intake: a quasi-experimental randomized community study

  Control (Osogbo) Intervention (Ile-Ife)
Employment n % n %
 Unskilled workers 18 6.3% 8 3.3%
 Housewife 4 1.4% 8 3.3%
 Farming 179 62.4% 168 70%
 Skilled workers (e.g., mechanics, tailoring, carpenters) 36 12.5% 22 9.2%
 Civil servant, Clerical workers, teachers etc. 32 11.2% 21 8.8%
 Health professionals (e.g., Doctor, Nurse, Community health workers) 7 2.4% 7 2.9%
 Professionals (e.g., Lawyer, Engineers, Surveyors) 1 0.4% 1 0.4%
 Unemployed 3 1.1% 0 0%
 Others (Retired) 7 2.4% 5 2.1%
Marital Status
 Married/living together with partner 255 88.9% 202 84.2%
 Widowed 14 4.9% 24 10%
 Divorced 9 3.1% 11 4.6%
 Married but not living together due to work 9 3.1% 2 0.8%
 Missing (No Response) 0 0% 1 0.4%
Education
 Primary Incomplete 17 5.9% 19 7.9%
 Primary complete 51 17.8% 48 20%
 Secondary Incomplete 39 13.6% 65 27.1%
 Secondary complete 115 40.1% 84 35%
 Polytechnic or College of Education: OND or NCE 47 16.4% 20 8.3%
 University/polytechnics: HND 12 4.2% 2 0.8%
 Post University Complete 6 2.1% 0 0%
 Can’t read or write/None 0 0% 2 0.8%
Income
 < N10,000 50 17.4% 55 22.9%
 Between N10,000 - N20,000 99 34.5% 105 43.8%
 Between N20,000 - N50,000 93 32.4% 59 24.6%
 Between N50,000 - N100,000 31 10.8% 18 7.5%
 More than N100,000 11 3.8% 2 0.8%
 Missing (No Response) 3 1.1% 1 0.4%
  1. OND Ordinary National Diploma, NCE Nigerian Certificate of Education, HND Higher National Diploma, N Naira (Nigerian currency)