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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: The need for financial knowledge acquisition tools and technology by small business entrepreneurs

Description Number of respondent Percent
Age < 30 25 14.5
30–40 67 39.0
41–50 63 36.6
> 50 17 9.9
Total 172 100.0
Education level Below bachelor’s degree 57 33.1
Bachelor’s degree 85 49.4
Master’s degree 27 15.7
Doctor’s degree 3 1.7
Total 172 100.0
Background education* Business management 43 25.0
Hospitality management 24 14.0
Science 13 7.6
Number of years of experience ≤ 1 year 23 13.4
> 1–3 years 41 23.8
> 3–5 years 67 39.0
> 5–10 years 21 12.2
11 years and above 20 11.6
Total 172 100.0
Prior experience in a restaurant business 101 58.7
Responsible for financial management 52 30.2
Responsible for record keeping and accounting 127 73.8
  1. *Can be selected more than one item