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Table 3 Marginal effects for the adoption of soil-improving practices model

From: Household adoption of soil-improving practices and food insecurity in Ghana

Variable Marginal effect Standard error z p> | z| 95% confidence interval
Food insecure/secure 0.235 0.099 2.390 0.017 0.042 0.429
Chemical fertilizer -0.195 0.102 -1.900 0.057 -0.395 0.006
Commercial seed 0.022 0.099 0.230 0.821 -0.171 0.216
Herbicides -0.101 0.101 -1.010 0.314 -0.299 0.096
Insecticide 0.128 0.086 1.490 0.137 -0.041 0.297
Medium-quality soil -0.163 0.095 -1.710 0.087 -0.350 0.024
Off-farm activity -0.010 0.094 -0.110 0.914 -0.194 0.174
Seasonal lease 0.308 0.071 4.360 0.000 0.169 0.446
Share cropping -0.040 0.115 -0.340 0.730 -0.266 0.186
Income 0.001 0.002 0.350 0.728 -0.003 0.005
Education level -0.031 0.078 -0.400 0.693 -0.184 0.122
Household size 0.004 0.020 0.220 0.824 -0.035 0.043
Age of house head 0.000 0.003 -0.030 0.980 -0.006 0.006
Extension service 0.004 0.088 0.040 0.965 -0.169 0.177