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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Impact of off-farm activities on technical efficiency: evidence from maize producers of eastern Ethiopia

Variable Pooled (n = 355) Participants (n = 76) Non-participants (n = 279)
Mean Std. dev. Mean Std. dev. Mean Std. dev.
District 1.437 0.497 1.487 0.503 1.423 0.495
Off_farm 0.214 0.411 1.00 0.00
Education_HH 0.631* 0.483 0.724 0.450 0.606 0.490
Education_spouse 0.242** 0.429 0.368 0.486 0.208 0.407
Age_HH 37.930 8.804 37.579 8.341 38.025 8.938
Sex_HH 0.896* 0.306 0.829 0.379 0.914 0.281
Coop 0.217*** 0.413 0.382 0.489 0.172 0.378
Land owned 2.786 2.228 2.938 1.902 2.744 2.311
Distance_mkt 34.640 21.716 33.355 20.864 34.990 21.966
Social_role 0.31 0.463 0.368 0.486 0.294 0.456
Market_info 0.487*** 0.027 0.711 0.052 0.427 0.03
Livestock 3.010 1.871 2.987 2.017 3.017 1.833
Family AE 5.361 1.802 5.586 1.940 5.300 1.762
Value_yield 5467.268*** 3886.116 7091.053 4380.921 5024.946 3624.290
Value_fertilizer 468.069** 434.974 590.155 524.878 434.812 401.768
Value_seed 164.193*** 116.374 207.586 133.923 152.373 108.404
Value_labor 1793.965**** 1091.748 2266.322 1163.708 1665.295 1036.727
Land_maize 2.066*** 1.447 2.618 1.697 1.916 1.335
  1. *Significance at 10% level
  2. **Significance at 5% level
  3. ***Significance at 1% level