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Table 1 Mean and proportion households’ characteristics (N = 188)

From: Estimation of technical efficiency of black cumin (Nigella sativa L.) farming in northwest Ethiopia: a stochastic frontier approach

Continuous variables Mean Standard deviation  
Age in years 48.02 0.77  
Family size in AE 6.20 0.16  
Land size allotted to black cumin in ha 0.40 0.20  
Output in quintals 3.13 0.15  
Market price in ETB/Qt 3608.12 53.47  
Distance to development center in km 3.37 0.13  
Distance to the nearest market in km 4.40 0.22  
Dummy variable Response Frequency Percentage
Extension service Yes 89 47.34
No 99 52.66
Sex Male 181 96.28
Female 7 3.72
Education status Illiterate 108 57.45
Literate 80 42.55
Market information Yes 115 61.17
No 73 38.83