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Table 3 Determinants of livelihood diversification practices p value and RRR (marginal effects).

From: Determinants of livelihood diversification strategies in Borena pastoralist communities of Oromia regional state, Ethiopia

Explanatory variable AG + OFF-FARM. P(RRR) AG + NON-FARM. P(RRR) AG + OFF-FARM + NON-FARM. P(RRR)
AGE (continuous) .94 (.08)* .93 (0.03)** .98 (.63)
Farm input use 1 = yes 0.27 (0.087)* 0.25 (0.07)* 0.12 (0.036)**
Livestock extension contact 1.5 (.035)** 1.5 (.032)** 1.34 (.20)
Access to remittance (1 = yes) 1.8 (.5) 6.8 (0.019)*** 1.5 (.7)
Cattle size (TLU) 1.08 (.15) 1.06 (.2) 1.22 (.003)***
Market distance in km .94 (.10) .98 (.62) .88 (.007)***
Credit access (1 = yes) .58 (.49) .42 (.25) − .18 (.09)*
  1. Pastoralism practice alone is used as a base case
  2. ***, **,* implies it is significant at < 1%, 5% and 10% significance level respectively
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