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Table 6 Multinomial logit model

From: Analyzing the contribution of crop diversification in improving household food security among wheat dominated rural households in Sinana District, Bale Zone, Ethiopia

Variables Food secure Moderately food insecure Severely food insecure
Coef Std.err M.eff Coef St.er M.eff Coef St.err M.eff
Gender 0.645 0.523 0.079 0.281 0.465 0.008 0.271 0.509 0.002
Age − 0.029*** 0.018 − 0.005 0.007 0.017 0.002 0.020 0.020 0.003
Mstatus 1.332*** 0.781 0.121 1.264 0.781 0.113 1.013 0.832 0.030
Edu 0.496** 0.225 0.079 0.079 0.179 0.034 0.003 0.222 0.011
Hsize − 0.011 0.075 − 0.006 0.070 0.073 0.010 0.056 0.088 0.004
Lsize 0.068 0.116 0.011 0.047 0.111 0.008 − 0.085 0.133 − 0.013
Iuse − 0.512 0.546 − 0.012 − 1.469** 0.817 − 0.217 − 0.093 0.895 0.059
Cuse 0.886** 0.441 0.101 0.293 0.466 − 0.020 0.787 0.543 0.054
Coops 0.226 0.380 0.059 − 0.461 0.333 − 0.079 − 0.174 0.379 − 0.008
Market 0.026 0.017 0.002 − 0.003 0.016 − 0.005 0.091* 0.021 0.010
Nincome 0.193 0.206 0.061 − 0.219 0.213 − 0.014 − 0.800* 0.274 − 0.088
TLU 0.013 0.036 0.005 − 0.082** 0.039 − 0.015 0.028 0.039 0.006
Remit − 0.338 0.449 − 0.115 0.912** 0.394 0.131 0.897 0.459 0.076
Nonfarm − 0.367 0.402 − 0.044 − 0.464 0.373 − 0.072 0.294 0.448 0.061
Prodpyear 0.663 0.542 0.072 0.697 0.488 0.087 − 0.019 0.516 − 0.047
agrinform 0.257 0.450 − 0.015 − 0.468 0.395 0.098 − 0.850** 0.437 0.040
CDI − 0.472 0.312 − 0.029 0.818* 0.304 − 0.025 0.689** 0.355 − 0.066
_cons − 2.620 1.627   − 2.432 1.524   − 5.551 1.708  
Log likelihood = − 440.689 Number of observation =  384
LR Chi2 [49] =  122.17
Prob > Chi2 =  0.0000
Pseudo R2 =  0.1217
  1. *, **, and *** indicate statistical significance at 1, 5, and 10% probability levels, respectively
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