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Table 2 Proportion of respondents adopting changing in farming practices due to climate change by different socio-demographic characteristics

From: Knowledge, perception and practices about malaria, climate change, livelihoods and food security among rural communities of central Tanzania

  Increase in Temperature Unpredictable rain
  Crop type/variety Agricultural inputs/equipment Irrigation Crop type/variety Agricultural inputs/equipment Irrigation
Sex       
Male 69% 65% 50% 47% 44% 50%
Female 61% 52% 38% 38% 47% 62%
Education       
Primary 71% 83% 100% 27% 40% 0%
Secondary+ 59% 52% 33% 46% 47% 67%
Age category (in years)      
<30 55% 47% 40% 33% 33% 60%
31 - 45 63% 55% 50% 41% 56% 50%
>45 70% 69% 0% 49% 50% 100%
Number of children      
<=3 59% 48% 43% 41% 44% 57%
>3 67% 67% 33% 40% 48% 67%
Overall 63% 56% 40% 40% 46% 60%