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Table 6 Tobit result on the frequency of pesticide application

From: Modeling Ghanaian cocoa farmers’ decision to use pesticide and frequency of application: the case of Brong Ahafo Region

Variables Coefficient Robust Std. Err. P value
Gender 0.458 0.605 0.450
Age 0.007 0.020 0.746
Educational level 0.661 0.169 0.000***
Farming experience −0.050 0.012 0.000***
Membership of FBO −0.657 0.277 0.019**
Access to extension service −2.233 0.301 0.000***
Availability of Agrochemical shop −0.457 0.305 0.136
Access to credit −0.867 0.430 0.045**
Cocoa income −1.093 0.322 0.001***
Constant 14.880 3.935 0.000
Diagnostic statistic Value
Log pseudolikelihood −398.647
Prob > F 0.000
Pseudo R2 0.297
  1. *** and ** represent 1 and 5 % significance level respectively