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Table 4 Tobit regression results for determinants on crop–livestock diversity

From: Determinants of crop–livestock diversification in the mixed farming systems: evidence from central highlands of Ethiopia

Variables Marginal effects
Prob. coef. P-level Inten. coef. P-level
AGE 0.0000 0.366 0.0012 0.319
EDUC† − 0.0005 0.390 − 0.0295 0.410
SEX† 0.0010 0.883 0.0048 0.881
LAND 0.0010 0.173 0.0510* 0.076
HHLAB − 0.0002 0.420 − 0.0099 0.384
FINC − 0.0000 0.310 − 0.0000 0.250
NONFINC − 0.0000 0.179 − 0.0000* 0.083
LIVES 0.0006* 0.062 0.0302*** 0.000
OFERT −  0.0000 0.396 − 0.0002 0.356
LROUT − 0.0034* 0.093 − 0.1715*** 0.007
CREDIT† 0.0004 0.523 0.0005 0.513
IFERT 0.0000 0.484 0.0001 0.458
EXTEN 0.0006 0.130 0.0309** 0.032
IRRIG 0.0083 0.133 0.4267** 0.035
SOCIAL† 0.0009 0.170 0.0544 0.127
SOIL† − 0.0011* 0.082 − 0.0880** 0.027
DROAD − 0.0000 0.176 − 0.0021* 0.079
DKEBELE 0.0000 0.157 0.0019* 0.059
SLOPE† − 0.0012 0.595 − 0.0439 0.460
SEED − 0.0000 0.143 − 0.0010** 0.045
LTSECUR† 0.0005 0.454 0.0254 0.423
-cons 0.4148***    
4 observations are left censored
Log likelihood = 49.14; LR χ2 = 83.36 (p value = 0.000)
Pseudo R2 = − 5.59
  1. Significant level ***(p < 0.01), **(p < 0.05), and *(p < 0.1) and † denotes discrete variables
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