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Table 4 Marginal effects from Multinomial logit land management practices model

From: Determinants of farmers’ adoption of land management practices in Gelana sub-watershed of Northern highlands of Ethiopia

Variable Stone bund Chemical fertilizer
Coefficient Standard error Marginal effect Coefficient Standard error Marginal effect
Age -0.4559372 0.2257546 -0.0480113b −0.4037107 .2358476 -0.0577354a
Education 1.67886 0.8023329 0.1653551b 1.702512 .8062886 0.2563915b
Family size 5.955979 2.540778 0.6342278b 5.140588 2.486968 0.7272045b
Slope 12.01226 5.195372 1.398967b 8.104238 4.994441 1.007615
tenure 9.056054 3.980339 0.3856156b 9.054743 3.875805 0.5820099b
training 11.76948 5.303237 0.2844511b 13.39839 5.614912 0.6888264b
Farm credit 7.353151 4.980221 -0.0428227 13.79203 5.264193 0.980661c
Extension service 8.615629 4.020413 0.2988511b 9.54752 4.066243 0.6747259b
  1. Base category = No land management practices
  2. Log likelihood = −29.262667 Number of observation = 176
  3. LR chi2(16) = 319.10; Prob > chi2 = 0.0000; Pseudo R 2 = 0.8450
  4. a, b, c = significant at 10%, 5% and 1% probability level respectively