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Table 2 Determinants of participation in ACDEP agricultural extension programme

From: Agricultural extension and its effects on farm productivity and income: insight from Northern Ghana

Variable Coefficient SE
Age of the household head 0.112b 0.050
Household size 0.014 0.018
Number of years in formal education − 0.002 0.017
Number of years in crop farming (experience) 0.016c 0.009
Access to agricultural credit 0.669b 0.283
Membership of farmer-based organization (FBO) 0.309b 0.149
Farm size allocated to maize cultivation in hectares 0.423a 0.107
Number of maize farm plots 0.043 0.180
Constant − 1.259 0.373
LR Chi2 (8) 26.47  
Prob > Chi2 0.000  
Wald Chi2 (8) 28.37  
Prob > Chi2 0.000  
Sensitivity (% correctly classified among participants) 69.37%  
Specificity (% correctly classified among non-participants) 69.66%  
Total correctly classified (%) 69.50%  
  1. a, b,cdenote significance levels at 1, 5 and 10%, respectively