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Economic Risks of Aflatoxin Contamination in Marketing of Peanut in Benin

Table 2

Sociodemographics characteristics for vendors, processors, and stockers peanut, by region .

VendorsProcessorsStockers
Number%Number%Number%

Age groups
 Under 351124.41732.71124.4
 36–552351.12548.12453.3
 over 551124.41019.21022.2
Gender
 Female3577.852100.02964.4
 Male1022.200.01635.6
Education
 No formal education3272.73465.43168.9
 Primary school1022.71528.91226.7
 Secondary school24.535.824.4
Years of experience
 0–152044.45156.72555.6
 16–302044.43437.81431.1
 Over 30511.155.6613.3
Land ownership
 Owner2760.06370.02146.7
 Renter1840.02730.02453.3
Income levels
 $0–$525.211737.85763.31431.1
 $525.21–$1,000.421840.02527.82248.9
 $1,000.42–$2,000.84817.888.9613.3
 Over $2,000.8424.400.036.7
AF knowledge
 Yes1022.21011.1920.0
 No3577.88088.93680.0

Source: survey data.
: the number of observations .
Incomes for vendors are from sale of 5,500 kg of peanut.
Incomes for processors are from sale of 96 kg of peanut butter.
Incomes for stockers are 1,000 kg of peanut stored.

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