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Table 4 Determinants of households’ choice of crop management strategies to climate change impact.

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 Crop diversification Improved seed Changing planting dates Replanting failed crops
p Exp (B) p Exp (B) p Exp (B) p Exp (B)
Sex_HHH (1) .170 1.850 .983 .991 .055 .376 .104 .332
Age_HHH .035   .039   .102   .008  
Age_HHH (1) .010* 3.506 .011* 4.115 .092 2.360 .005* 5.416
Age_HHH (2) .110 3.662 .111 3.886 .038* 5.985 .014* 32.143
Edu_HHH (1) .731 1.149 .226 1.690 .725 .867 .456 1.513
Farm_exp_HHH .233   .004   .046   .603  
Farm_exp_HHH (1) .108 2.384 .000* 10.166 .120 .428 .261 2.246
Farm_exp_HHH (2) .884 .917 .238 2.100 .007* .209 .496 1.796
Farm_exp_HHH (3) .533 .636 .078 3.943 .018* .190 880 .864
Income_HHs .000   .013   .097   .697  
Income_HHs (1) .000* 8.481 .012* 3.408 .639 1.378 .558 1.490
Income_HHs (2) .000* 17.510 .029* 3.632 .051 4.163 .241 2.701
Income_HHs (3) .000* 18.539 .002* 9.064 .281 2.275 .444 1.998
Family_size_HHs (1) .820 .902 N/C N/C .416 1.490 .002* .101
Weather_info_HHH (1) .364 .668 .182 .526 .102 .533 .774 .848
Farmer to farmer extension (1) .809 1.118 .424 1.455 .658 .806 .093 3.286
Government experts extension (1) .003* .271 .635 .815 .124 .520 .064 .290
Agro-ecol._HHs .005   .000   .000   .022  
Agro-ecol._HHs (1) .036* 4.082 .055 5.446 .002* 5.412 .200 2.922
Agro-ecol._HHs (2) .093 .496 .002* .218 .000* 145.815 .006* 11.247
Farmlandsize (1) .001* 4.286 .865 .931 .000* .150 .02* 4.570
Crop failure N/C N/C .205 1.656 .044* .345 .211 0.146
Constant .121 .245 .305 .347 .002 23.795 .894 1.196
  1. N/C not computed, HHH household head, HHs households
  2. *Significant at 0.05