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Table 4 Full information maximum likelihood estimates of the switching regression model

From: The impact of agricultural cooperatives membership on the wellbeing of smallholder farmers: empirical evidence from eastern Ethiopia

Variables Selection Nonmembers Members
Coef Std. Err. Coef Std. Err. Coef Std. Err.
Constant −0.781 −0.781 9.495a 0.229 8.904a 0.247
Age 0.018 0.018 −0.004 0.006 0.005 0.010
Farming experience −0.010 0.019 −0.002 0.007 −0.007 0.010
Education 0.273 0.242 0.039 0.086 0.161c 0.086
Off/nonfarm activity    0.713E-04 0.000 0.125E-04 0.101
Family aged below 16 −0.038 0.054 −0.095a 0.021 −0.062a 0.011
Family aged above 50 0.142c 0.077 0.027 0.041 −0.081 0.113
TLU per AE 0.199 0.142 0.042 0.088 0.042 0.088
land per AE 0.109 0.112 0.059c 0.032 0.062c 0.034
Market distance 0.017 0.018 −0.003 0.008 −0.015c 0.008
Babile −0.782b 0.347     
Gursum −0.337 0.440     
Coop office distance −0.101 0.076     
Social responsibility 1.693a 0.238     
SIGMA    0.406a 0.027 0.387a 0.027
RHO    −0.423b 0.205 0.087 0.374
  1. a, b, and c significant at 1, 5, and 10% probability level, respectively