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Table 5 Predictors of willingness to grow yellow-root cassava production (N = 81)

From: Men and women’s perception of yellow-root cassava among rural farmers in eastern Uganda

Variable Willingness to grow yellow-root cassava (ORb) (CIc)
Age 1.06 (0.95–1.19)
Gender
Male youth (refa) 1.00
Male youth versus female youth 6.40 (0.85–48.41)*
Male youth versus men 0.36 (0.02–7.81)
Male youth versus women 8.28 (0.12–58. 16)
Marital status
Single (ref) 1.00
Single versus married 0.56 (0.12–2.65)*
Educational status
Primary 1.00
Primary versus secondary 5.45 (1.02–29.04)*
Primary versus no formal education 0.07 (0.01–1.20)
Main occupation
Other activities 1.00
Other activities versus crop farming 0.30 (0.30–2.97)
Years of growing cassava 0.99 (0.75–1.32)
Access to extension service 0.28 (0.03–1.97)
  1. * Significant at 5%
  2. aReference category
  3. bOdd ratio
  4. cConfidence interval
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