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Table 6 Summary statistics of variables used in multiple regression function

From: Does crop diversity contribute to dietary diversity? Evidence from integration of vegetables into maize-based farming systems

Variable Obs Mean Std. Min Max
Dietary diversity 278 6.08 1.72 2 12
Head of the household—female (1 = yes, 0 = no) 278 0.31 0.46 0 1
Age (years) 278 42.37 10.65 18 77
Level of education for the respondent (primary level—dummy) 278 0.08 0.27 0 1
Secondary level—dummy 278 0.82 0.38 0 1
Higher secondary and above—dummy 278 0.06 0.24 0 1
Household size (number of family members) 278 6.21 2.58 1 15
Number of times met with public extension officers in last 4 months 277 0.48 1.21 0 10
Ownership of radio 275 0.75 0.44 0 1
Ownership of mobile 268 0.81 0.39 0 1
Own farm area (acre) 278 9.39 18.03 0 159
Ln monthly food expenditure 278 11.31 0.81 7 13
Ln monthly non-food expenditure 257 9.89 1.10 7 12
Ln revenue generated from crop sales per transaction 224 13.13 1.29 9 16
Simpson’s Index 278 0.47 0.22 0 1
Access to credit (dummy 1 = yes, 0 = no) 277 0.13 0.34 0 1
  1. Source: Authors' calculation