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Table 6 Descriptive summary of model variables for Heckman probit selection model

From: Farmers’ perception of climate change and adaptation strategies in the Dabus watershed, North-West Ethiopia

Dependent variable descriptionFarmers’ perception status to climate change
Wet lowlandDry lowland
Perceived (%)Not perceived (%)Perceived (%)Not perceived (%)
 Perception (perceived = 1)52486238
Independent variablesMeanSDMeanSD
 Education level of HH head (years)5.252.983.981.86
 HH head age (years)43.9913.1243.6111.72
 Climate change information (yes = 1)0.60.50.40.5
 Frequency of drought (last 20 years)2.301.432.811.48
 Frequency of drought (last 10 years)2.372.162.231.11
 Number of crop failures (last 10 years)2.331.222.091.26
 Duration of food shortage (months)2.911.502.371.66
 Temperature (increasing = 1)0.70.30.650.3
 Precipitation (increasing = 1)0.30.70.40.6