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Table 4 Probit model on aflatoxin knowledge and the use of tarp for drying

From: Production, post-harvest management and gender dynamics among smallholder peanut farmers in Haiti

  Aflatoxin knowledge Use of tarp
Coef. Std. Err. Coef. Std. Err.
Aflatoxin knowledge    − 0.50 0.34
Female household head 0.25 0.23 0.14 0.27
Northeast 1.93*** 0.25 − 3.85*** 0.58
Wife makes decisions − 0.96** 0.43 0.48 0.35
Peanut production (thousand kg) 0.42** 0.03 0.76* 0.598
Saved seed from last season 0.34 0.23 − 0.88** 0.35
Sorts all bad peanuts 0.19 0.24 1.49*** 0.32
Joint decisions − 0.26 0.24 0.44* 0.26
Farming experience (years) 0.02* 0.01 0.002 0.01
Remittances from abroad 0.55** 0.26 0.86** 0.36
Works with an organization 1.21*** 0.19 0.25 0.30
Peanut consumption (kg/year) 0.04** 0.02 − 0.05** 0.02
Primary education − 0.06 0.22 − 0.001 0.28
Secondary education 0.15 0.28 − 0.23 0.31
College education 0.50 0.59 0.85 0.76
Other education 0.98 0.72 0.09 0.92
Number of adults 0.18 0.22 − 0.07 0.26
Number of children − 0.03 0.05 0.04 0.06
Other jobs 0.31 0.28 0.70** 0.31
Constant − 2.87 0.56 − 0.31 0.60
N 378   378  
  LR Chi2(18) = 236.4 LR Chi2(19) = 315.7
  Prob > Chi2 = 0.0000 Prob > Chi2 = 0.0000
  Pseudo-R2 = 0.4858 Pseudo-R2 = 0.6047
  1. ***, **, *, mean significant at the 1 percent, 5 percent and 10 percent level, respectively