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Table 3 Variables used in the analysis

From: Adoption of complementary climate-smart agricultural technologies: lessons from Lushoto in Tanzania

Variable Name Variable description Mean SD
Outcome Variables
 Crop diversification Dummy = 1 if household adopts diversification 0.63 0.48
 Use of fertilizer Dummy = 1 if household uses fertilizer 0.37 0.48
 Use of Pesticide/herbicide Dummy = 1 if household uses pesticide/herbicide 0.38 0.49
Household characteristics
 Age of household head Chronological age of household head in years 51 14
 Gender of household head Gender of household head (male = 1) 0.8 0.4
 Education of household head Years of schooling of household head 9 2
 Household size No. of household members 5.5 2.0
Household socio-economic factors
 Importance of crop farming Self-assigned score (out of 10 points) 6.5 1.7
 Importance of livestock Self-assigned score (out of 10 points) 2.1 1.3
 Land size Household land size in acres 1.99 1.15
 Income Self-reported income (in USD) 198.5 362.8
 Social capital Membership of social groups (member = 1) 0.4 0.4
 Access to credit Whether household received credit (received = 1) 0.4 0.4
 Weather information Dummy = 1 if household received weather forecast 0.79 0.4
 Previous fertilizer use Dummy = 1 if household had previously used fertilizer 0.21 0.4
Number of observations   264  
  1. SD stands for standard deviation