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Table 3 Result of multinomial logistic regression model

From: Determinants of livelihood diversification strategies in Eastern Tigray Region of Ethiopia

Household livelihood diversification strategies adopted by the household
Independent variables On-farm + off-farm On-farm + non-farm On-farm + off-farm + non-farm
  Coefficient SE OR Coefficient SE OR Coefficient SE OR
Intercept 5.601* 3.139 3.185 6.440* 2.513 6.568 5.327* 3.112 2.929
SEX .433 .545 .631 .085 .441 .037 .919 .571 2.593
AGE − .009 .018 .242 − .034** .014 5.750 − .002 .020 .014
EDUCATION .735* .391 3.536 .463*** .300 2.373 .233*** .392 .354
FAMILYSIZE − .203* .115 3.108 − .042** .082 .266 .050 .117 .179
INCOME .000*** .000 23.915 .000*** .000 24.367 .000*** .000 23.269
DEPENDANT − .332** .162 4.185 − .078 .124 .399 − .011 .170 .004
LANDSIZE − .362 .298 1.471 .556*** .209 7.056 .044 .279 .025
IRRIGATION − .980* .568 2.980 .444 .488 .825 .466 .616 .571
INPUTUSE 1.077 .838 1.653 1.347* .730 3.406 .893 .952 .879
EXTENSION − .550*** .161 11.660 − .187 .131 2.044 − .399** .174 5.263
COOPMEM .364 .440 .685 .903*** .330 7.506 1.099** .453 5.898
REMITANCE .230 .592 .152 .900** .428 4.431 − 1.902 .510 13.929
CREDIT − .396 .514 .593 .581 .417 1.946 1.222*** .520 5.519
DISTANCE − .094* .054 3.042 − .050 .037 1.805 − .009** .041 .046
LIVESTK − .055** .026 4.371 .014 .019 .531 − .053* .028 3.564
WEALTH .237 .275 .738 .181 .217 .696 .738*** .287 6.595
The reference category is: on-farm alone
 Maximum likelihood estimates
  Dependent variable Livelihood diversification strategies
  Number of observation 485
  − 2 Log likelihood model fitting Intercept only: 1075.644, Final: 798.242
  Chi-square test 277.403
  Degrees of freedom 54
  Significance 0.000
  1. ***, **, * Significant at less than 1, 5, and 10% probability level, respectively