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Table 5 Farmers’ reported annual working time per farm activity

From: A faecal exposure assessment of farm workers in Accra, Ghana: a cross sectional study

Farm activity Farmers Average frequency of activity, d/m Median (IQR) (h/y) Min – Max (h/y)
Bed preparation 79 1.1 24 (12, 36) 2.25, 192
Transplanting 79 1.1 27 (18, 48) 3, 240
Soil tilling (“Forking”) 80 6.9 180 (96, 219) 24, 528
Removing weeds 80 5.6 96 (48, 174) 12, 720
Irrigation 80 27.0 720 (360, 1080) 72, 2880
Manure application 79 1.3 12 (9, 24) 3, 135
Total time for 6 activities 79 NA 1062.1 (771, 1634.4) 282, 3396
  1. NA not applicable