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Table 2 Description of explanatory variables that affect households’ choice of crop management strategies.

From: Barriers to and determinants of the choice of crop management strategies to combat climate change in Dejen District, Nile Basin of Ethiopia

Explanatory variables Description
Sex Dummy, 1 = aMale, 0 = Female
Age Discrete (years), a18–35, 36–55, > 55
Education Discrete (years), acannot read and write, primary school and above)
Farming experience Continuous (years), a10, 10–20, 21–30, > 30
Income Continuous (ETB), a < 10,000, 10,001–30,000, 30,001–50,000, > 50,000
Family size Discrete (number), a < 4, and > 4
Access to weather information Dichotomous, 1 = aYes, 0 = No
Access to farmer to farmer extension services Dichotomous, 1 = aYes, 0 = No
Access to government experts’ extension services Dichotomous, 1 = aYes, 0 = No
Agro-ecology settings Dummy, 1 = ahighland; 2 = midland; 3 = lowland
Farmland size Continuous (hectare), a < 1.2, and > 1.2
Crop failure history of households Dichotomous, 1 = aYes, 0 = No
  1. aTaken as reference (base for analysis), ETB is Ethiopian currency ($1 = 22.3ETB) [18]