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Table 2 Descriptions of independent variables included in the Stepwise Multiple Linear and Binary Logistic Regression Models (n = 384)

From: Consumers’ Perception of Environmental and Health Benefits, and Consumption of Organic Vegetables in Bangkok

Descriptions of variables Specifications Types of variables Level/Scale of variables Mean value
Socio-economic variables
 Gender (X1) Male (0), Female (1) Dummy 2
 Location of residence (X2) Suburb (0), Core area (1) Dummy 2
 Age (X3) Respondents’ age (years) Continuous 42.4
 Education (X4) Primary School (1), Secondary School (2), Bachelor’s Degree (3), Master’s Degree and higher (4) Categories 4
 Occupation (X5) Not permanently employed (0), Permanently employed (1) Dummy 2
 Household income (X6) Less than 25,000 Baht (1), 25,000–50,000 Baht (2), 50,001–75,000 Baht (3), 75,001–100,000 Baht (4), Higher than 100,000 Baht (5) Categories 5
 Household size (X7) Number of household members Continuous 3.9
 Children HHM (X8) No (0), Yes (1) Dummy 2
 Elderly HHM (X9) No (0), Yes (1) Dummy 2
 HHM with health problem (X10) No (0), Yes (1) Dummy 2
 Vegetarian HHM (X11) No (0), Yes (1) Dummy 2
Access to information on organic vegetables (OV)
 Access to information on OV (X12) Index of intensity Continuous 5 0.55
 Knowledge on characteristics of OV (X13) Incorrect (0), Correct (1) Dummy 2
Perception of the environmental and health benefits of OV
 Environmental benefits (X14) Index of perception Continuous 5 0.72
 Health benefits (X15) Index of perception Continuous 5 0.78
Satisfaction with OV
 Quality (X16) Index of satisfaction Continuous 5 0.77
 Labelling/certification (X17) Index of satisfaction Continuous 5 0.75
 Access to market/stores (X18) Index of satisfaction Continuous 5 0.55
 Variety (X19) Index of satisfaction Continuous 5 0.56
 Price (X20) Index of satisfaction Continuous 5 0.60
  1. HHM household member
  2. OV organic vegetables