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Table 6 Multinomial logit model result on determinants of livelihood diversification strategies.

From: Determinants of rural livelihood diversification strategies among Chewaka resettlers’ communities of southwestern Ethiopia

Variables Households’ livelihood diversification strategies
Agriculture + non-farm Agriculture + off-farm Agriculture + non-farm + off-farm
Coef Std. Err Odds ratio Coef Std. Err Odds ratio Coef Std. Err Odds ratio
Intercept 26.089 5.856   29.780 5.970   33.583 6.189  
SEX − 1.412 0.865 0.244 − 1.457 0.889 0.233 − 2.589** 1.181 0.075
AGE − 0.227*** 0.057 0.797 − 0.212*** 0.057 0.809 − 0.260*** 0.063 0.771
HHSZ 1.881*** 0.400 6.562 1.560*** 0.405 4.759 1.894*** 0.431 6.644
EDUST − 3.742** 1.176 0.024 − 3.782* 1.205 0.023 − 4.323** 1.244 0.013
AGECO − 0.512 0.782 0.599 − 0.378 0.812 0.685 − 1.049 0.889 0.350
FERTLZ − 0.449 0.795 0.638 − 0.659 0.830 0.517 − 0.272 0.894 0.764
LIVSTK − 2.284** 0.727 0.102 − 2.704*** 0.752 0.067 − 2.518** 0.825 0.081
LANDSZ − 4.658*** 1.084 0.009 − 5.204*** 1.140 0.005 − 5.444*** 1.227 0.004
IMSEED 0.699 0.736 2.013 0.724 0.758 2.062 0.529 0.824 1.697
CRDT − 1.957** 0.901 0.141 − 1.917 0.929 0.147 − 2.337* 0.989 0.097
EXTCON 0.244 0.172 1.277 0.342 0.177 1.408 0.196 0.194 1.216
MKTD − 1.554*** 0.365 0.211 − 1.549*** 0.374 0.212 − 3.069*** 0.466 0.046
TRAIN − 2.199** 0.887 0.111 − 1.873 0.917 .154 − 1.865 0.975 0.155
MCOOP 1.160 0.752 3.189 1.136 0.776 3.113 0.691 0.844 1.997
LEADR − 0.866 1.382 0.421 − 0.811 1.427 0.444 − 1.759 1.527 0.172
INCOM 1.000** 0.000 1.001 0.000 0.000 1.000 0.000 0.000 1.000
Reference category: Agriculture alone
Dependent variable: Livelihood diversification strategies
Number of observations: 384
−  2 Log likelihood model fitting: Intercept only—985.023, Final—446.243
LR chi-square test: 538.780
Degrees of freedom: 48
Significance: 0.000***
Pseudo R2: 0.817
  1. ***, **,* indicates significant at < 1%, 5% and 10% probability levels, respectively