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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Traditional knowledge and phytochemical screening of plants used in snakebite prevention in Benin

Variables   Number of Respondents Proportion (%)
Sex Male 289 98.30
Female 5 1.70
Total 294 100
Age (years)  < 20 2 0.68
20–30 12 4.08
30–40 43 14.63
40–50 83 28.23
50–60 69 23.47
 > 60 83 28.23
Education levels None 159 51.02
Primary 109 37.07
Secondary 31 10.54
Superior 4 1.36
Occupation Traditional healers 238 80.95
Hunters 56 19.05
Socio-cultural groups Adja 25 8.50
Aïzo 16 5.44
Bariba 23 7.82
Berba 13 4.42
Dendi 18 6.12
Fon 20 6.80
Holli 17 5.78
Idaatcha 15 5.10
Lokpa 11 3.74
Mahi 26 8.84
Nagot 37 12.59
Nateni 10 3.40
Peulh 13 4.42
Toffin 7 2.38
Waama 12 4.08
Yom 10 3.40
Yoruba 21 7.14