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Table 1 Demographic data from household survey

From: Exploring mechanisms of food insecurity in indigenous agricultural communities in Guatemala: a mixed methods study

Variable   Women (n = 68) Men (n = 56)
Civil Status (%) Married 71  
Cohabitating 15  
Single 13  
Widowed 1  
Age, yrs. (mean ± SD)   27.74 ± 7.25 35.61 ± 11.57
Occupation (%) Homemaker 93  
Vendor 7 3
Farmer   58
Day Laborer   30
Construction   3
Completed Primary School (%)   68 73
Preferred Language (%) Kaqchikel 85 78
K'iche' 11 14
Spanish 3 8
Speaks Spanish (%)   57 71
Children Living in the Home (mean ± SD) 3.26 ± 2.53   
Total Household Size (mean ± SD) 7.23 ± 3.26