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Table 4 Marginal effects after binary logit model output (N = 200)

From: Household food insecurity and coping strategies in Southern Ethiopia

Variables Marginal effect (dy/dx) SE Z P value
AGRECO − 0.3380 0.1697 − 1.99 0.046**
SEXHH 0.4229 0.1569 2.69 0.007***
AHH − 0.02216 0.01219 − 1.82 0.069*
EDUHH − 0.09170 0.0424 − 2.16 0.031**
FSHH 0.00669 0.04237 0.16 0.874
TNO − 0.46254 0.1636 − 2.83 0.005***
TLU 0. 02,469 0. 03,045 0.81 0.417
UCF 0.02119 0.0929 0.23 0.820
DRRESEED − 0.14274 0. 2199 − 0.65 0.516
SWC − 0. 35,550 0. 15,555 − 2.29 0.022**
DISTMKT 0.001625 0. 00,202 0.80 0.421
CREDAMO − 0.000135 0. 00,008 –1.66 0.097*
REMAMO − 0.000114 0.00006 − 1.85 0.064*
PSNP 0. 16,150 0.17742 0.91 0.363
CLMATE − 0.0700048 0.19035 − 0.37 0.713
CULLAND − 0. 50,902 0. 20,214 − 2.52 0.012**
IRRIGA 0. 2,370,844 0.17975 1.32 0.187
EXN 0. 154,161 0. 20,357 0.76 0.449
OFFANO 8.65e-06 0.00004 0.24 0.813
Number of observation 200 Pseudo R2 0.7286  
LR chi2(19) 190.44 Log likelihood − 35.464524  
Prob > chi2 0.0000    
  1. ***, **, * significant at 1, 5 and 10% probability level, respectively; SE represents Standard Error