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Table 5 Probit model on the use of sorting all bad peanuts (dependent variable is equal to one if the household sorts molded, broken and immature peanuts and zero if it sorts less than that)

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

  Sorts all bad peanuts Marginal effects
Coef. Std. Err. Coef. Std. Err.
Aflatoxin knowledge 0.21 0.27 0.04 0.05
Female household head 0.26 0.24 0.05 0.05
Northeast 0.14 0.39 0.02 0.07
Wife makes decisions 0.18 0.40 0.03 0.08
Uses tarp to dry peanuts 1.62*** 0.34 0.32*** 0.07
Peanut production (kgs) − 0.17 0.424 − 0.1 0.074
Saved seed from last season 1.87*** 0.0001 0.36*** 0.05
Joint decisions 0.55** 0.27 0.09** 0.04
Farming experience (years) 0.004 0.01 0.0008 0.002
Remittances from abroad 0.47* 0.27 0.1 0.07
Works with an organization − 0.17 0.23 − 0.02 0.04
Peanut consumption (kg/year) − 0.02 0.02 − 0.004 0.004
Primary education 0.05 0.26 0.009 0.05
Secondary education 0.25 0.31 0.05 0.06
College education 0.28 0.58 0.06 0.14
Other education 0.44 0.93 0.10 0.26
Number of adults − 0.33 0.24 − 0.06 0.04
Number of children 0.002 0.05 0.0005 0.009
Other jobs − 0.20 0.29 − 0.04 0.06
Constant − 2.61*** 0.69   
N 378   378  
  LR Chi2(19) = 164.2   
  Prob > Chi2 = 0.0000   
  Pseudo-R2 = 0.4181   
  1. ***, **, *, mean significant at the 1 percent, 5 percent and 10 percent level, respectively