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Table 9 Determinants of willingness of MSP participation

From: Factors influencing willingness to participate in multi-stakeholder platform by smallholder farmers in Northern Ghana: implication for research and development

Variable Estimated result of probit model
Coefficient Std error Marginal effect
Age of household head −0.0688 0.0106 −0.0757***
Gender 0.0001 0.2592 0.0002
Marital status of household 0.0185 0.6966 0.0203
Household size 0.0302 0.0174 0.0332*
Years of education of household head 0.0616 0.0463 0.0678
Membership of association 0.3354 0.2533 0.3689
Land availability −0.0802 0.0561 −0.0882
Major farming decision −0.0628 0.3570 −0.0691
Distance to meeting place −0.0456 0.0663 −0.0501
Household income 0.0004 0.0002 0.0004**
Constant 3.5952 0.9925 3.9547
Number of Observations 250 Log likelihood −64.5260
Mean dependent var. 0.8600 McFadden R-squared 0.3626
  1. Source: Regression Estimation from Author’s Household Survey Data (2012) ***p < 0.01, **p < 0.05 and *p < 0.10.