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Table 3 Probit estimates of the determinants of exposure, access and affordability of DTMV seed

From: Heterogeneous seed access and information exposure: implications for the adoption of drought-tolerant maize varieties in Uganda

  Model 1 (exposure) Model 2 (exposure-seed access) Model 3 (exposure-seed access at affordable price)
Gender of hh head (1 − m, 0 = f) 0.110 0.048 − 0.015
Years of education 0.000 0.003 0.010*
Age of head of household − 0.093 − 0.028 − 0.015
Household size 0.015* 0.011 0.012*
Membership in association (1 = yes, 0 = otherwise) 0.056 0.074 0.013
Farm size − 0.005 − 0.017 0.00
Distance to market 0.002 0.001 0.003
Information sources (reference group: no information received)  
 Government 0.380*** 0.450*** 0.278**
 NGOs 0.318*** 0.268 0.214
 Field days 0.372*** 0.428*** 0.203
 Radio 0.006 0.055 − 0.03
 Agro-dealers 0.379*** 0.366*** 0.167
 Other farmer 0.365*** 0.247*** 0.036
 Electronic media 0.409*** 0.239*** 0.120*
Income status (reference group; insufficient need borrowing)  
 Allows to build savings 0.053 0.111 0.333***
 Allows to save 0.057 0.105 0.194**
 Income equal expenses − 0.019 0.043 0.106
 Draws from saving 0.047 0.077 0.154
Frequency of drought − 0.009 − 0.012 − 0.015
Received subsidy (1 = yes, 0 = no) 0.131 0.271** 0.387***
Livestock units 0.033* 0.009 0.018
Eastern 0.296*** 0.336*** 0.250***
Western 0.360*** 0.419*** 0.413***
Northern 0.107 0.045 − 0.007
No. of observations 864 864 864
Log likelihood − 436.97 − 480.80 − 411.13
LR chi-squared 288.46 197.05 153.24
Df 29 29 29
Pseudo R2 0.25 0.17 0.20
  1. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01