Table 1: Demographic characteristics of the study population.

Variablen%

Region of respondent
 Iringa (Kilolo)10871.5
 Arusha (Ngarenanyuki)4328.5
Category of respondent
 Exposed9059.6
 Unexposed (control)6140.4
Age category of respondent
 30–39 years4328.5
 20–29 years3523.2
 40–49 years3221.2
 50–59 years2617.2
 60 years and above96.0
 Less than 20 years64.0
Sex of respondent
 Male11173.5
 Female4026.5
Working experience with pesticides
 10 years and above3753.6
 5–9 years1927.5
 1–4 years1217.4
 Less than one year11.4
Total69100.0