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Table 1 The description of the explanatory variables used in the logit model

From: Socio-economic factors influencing household forest dependency in Chobe enclave, Botswana

Variables Explanation Expected sign
Age Age of household head in years Positive
Length of residency Number of years residing in the respective study area Positive
Household size Number of family members in the household Positive
Sex 1 if male, 0 if female Positive
Education Household head level of education (0 = none, 1 = primary, 2 = secondary, 3 = tertiary) Negative
Employment Household head employment status (0 = unemployed, 1 = others, 2 = employed) Negative