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Table 6 Effect of NFE on sales value and sales quantity

From: Nonfarm activity and market participation by farmers in Ghana

Variable NFE Sales (GHS) Sales (kg)
Age of household head − 0.003** − 3.040*** − 3.101***
Average age of household 0.005** 0.315 0.044
Sex of household head − 0.042 129.796*** 188.025***
Years of education of head 0.040*** − 2.269 − 22.020***
Area of residence − 0.243* 124.484 140.674
Farm size in hectares − 0.002 14.534*** 25.660***
Price/kg 0.006 30.109*** − 7.574*
Extension office in community   − 69.227 − 66.553
Agricultural wage − 0.009 7.181* 1.542
Ecological zone (base: Coastal):    
 Forest − 0.175 − 38.124 13.278
 Savannah − 0.438*** 62.959 334.239***
Adult equivalent scale 0.112*** 47.474*** 45.709***
Market in community − 0.046 9.061 − 143.448***
Navigable road to community − 1.149*** 690.072*** 745.555***
Public transport availability 0.460*** − 56.762 − 48.406
Ownership of radio 0.034 128.845*** 177.698***
Bank in community 0.365*** 21.340 − 66.112
Ease of jobs in community 0.118***   
Temporal leaving of community 0.121**   
Nonfarm engagement   1186.606*** 879.958***
Nonfarm engagement residual   215.244** − 355.161***
Control for regional dummies Yes Yes Yes
Constant − 0.288 − 772.096*** − 794.972***
Observations 4915 4915 4915
F-value   109.0*** 36.07***
R2 0.19 0.30 0.12
  1. Source: Produced by the authors using the GLSS6 Data; *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01