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Table 3 Marginal Effects of the determinants of exposure to improved pigeonpea

From: Determinants of agricultural technology adoption under partial population awareness: the case of pigeonpea in Malawi

Variables Marginal effects SE
Gender of head (1 = Male, 0 = Otherwise) 0.025 0.063
Age of head (yrs) −.0184b 0.009
The square of age 0.000 0.000
Education of head (yrs) −0.005 0.008
Household size 0.089 0.056
Distance to the market −0.055a 0.032
Distance to the agricultural extension office −0.002 0.009
Membership in a social//faith based group (1 = yes, 0 = otherwise) 0.184a 0.080
Membership in farmer club (1 = yes, 0 = otherwise) 0.026 0.091
Number of years lived in village 0.004b 0.002
The value of assets (MK) 0.039a 0.020
The Land holding size (ha) 0.032 0.026
Access to credit 0.091 0.067
Balaka 0.443c 0.116
Thyolo 0.535c 0.062
Number of interviews 440  
Pseudo R2 0.2363  
LR Chi 2 132.932  
AIC 463.6344  
  1. Source: ICRISAT Treasure Legumes/TLII Study (April- May 2008)
  2. Key: asignificant at 10 %, bsignificant at 5 % and csignificant at 1 %