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Table 11 Parameter estimates of the binary logit model with their marginal effects

From: Food insecurity of rural households in Boset district of Ethiopia: a suite of indicators analysis

Explanatory variables Coefficients p value Marginal effects
Gender 1.146024 0.119 0.074412
Age − 0.0012422 0.955 − 0.0014243
Educational status 0.931175 0.032** 0.0962907
Household size − 0.0142931 0.883 0.0016966
Participation in non-farm activities 0.005792 0.990 − 0.001335
Farmland size 0.9697931 0.000*** 0.1142719
Access to irrigable land − 0.7562149 0.099* − 0.0926803
Total annual income 0.0000991 0.000*** 0.0000112
Noticed frequent drought − 0.9546311 0.057* − 0.1109556
Noticed flood occurrence − 0.2651678 0.535 − 0.0221719
Access to weather forecast 0.8280069 0.413 0.0247848
Availability of kebele assistance 0.0351892 0.942 − 0.0084927
Access to DA services 0.7159894 0.185 0.0503655
Access to health extension services 0.2784892 0.556 0.035605
Access to credit services − 0.6171401 0.145 − 0.0778475
Distance from input/output markets − 1.676472 0.006*** − 0.1401994
Distance to road transport − 0.842344 0.066* − 0.1036628
Distance from health services 1.812996 0.003*** 0.1759557
Availability of other support organizations 0.9402377 0.048** 0.0597707
LR χ2 (19) 103.46   
Prob > χ2 0.0000   
Pseudo-R2 0.3167   
  1. ***,**,*Significant at 1%, 5%, and 10% probability levels, respectively