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Table 6 Binary logit results on determinants for the continued use of SLM practices

From: Factors that influence the implementation of sustainable land management practices by rural households in Tigrai region, Ethiopia

Explanatory variables Dependent variable (continued use of SLM practices)
Odds ratioa Standard error p value
Availability of labor force 1.2 0.09 0.02
Plot size 0.77 0.11 0.08
Crop yield 1.1 0.038 0.005
Uptake of farm inputs 1 0.000 0.002
Good soil fertility status (poor as a reference) 3.204 1.6 0.024
Medium soil fertility status (poor as a reference) 2.371 0.972 0.035
Plot location 0.976 0.006 0.000
Hintalo (Begashka as a reference) 4.5 3.08 0.027
Kaal-amin (Begashka as a reference) 3.689 2.257 0.033
Distance to agricultural extension office 0.979 0.008 0.01
Constant 1.408 2.397 0.84
Model summary Log likelihood = − 117.62 Hosmer-Lemeshow test = 0.18 Prob > chi2 = 0.000
  1. aOdds ratio < 1 represent negative relationship, whereas ≥ 1 represent positive relationship