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Table 5 Results of multivariate probit model for determinants of adaptation choices

From: Determinants of adaptation choices to climate change by sheep and goat farmers in Northern Ethiopia: the case of Southern and Central Tigray, Ethiopia

Independent variables Dependent variables
Home feeding Crossbred Marketing Shade
Coeff. P value Coeff. P value Coeff. P value Coeff. P value
Sex −0.8021* 0.097 −0.2438 0.450 −0.1195 0.848 −0.0901 0.772
Age 0.0160 0.280 −0.0142 0.159 0.0318 0.325 −0.0209* 0.053
Marital status 0.8064* 0.068 0.5333* 0.076 0.2756 0.640 0.2647 0.368
Family size 0.0020 0.978 0.0509 0.356 −0.0554 0.681 0.1084* 0.052
Land size 0.4527 0.283 0.0140 0.944 0.1522 0.849 −0.1722 0.492
Herd size 0.0008 0.979 0.0439 0.100* 0.0459 0.514 0.0067 0.780
Access to info. 1.7645** 0.013 1.7009** 0.027 3.1643*** 0.000 0.9316 0.184
Year of production −0.0267 0.158 0.0310** 0.014 0.0048 0.887 0.0323*** 0.009
No. households in one village 0.0006 0.340 −0.0015*** 0.001 0.0007 0.428 −0.0010** 0.031
Credit access −0.4864 0.418 −0.4548 0.211 −3.6721 0.988 −0.0986 0.792
Distance to mkt −0.0398*** 0.007 0.0020 0.879 0.0180 0.739 0.0116 0.373
Highland −1.1812** 0.017 1.7441*** 0.000 0.6275 0.380 0.6206** 0.043
Lowland −1.4700*** 0.000 0.0101 0.962 0.6501 0.270 −0.7218*** 0.001
Monthly consumption −0.4818** 0.023 −0.4502*** 0.001 −0.2690 0.381 0.0518 0.712
Edu2 0.2731 0.455 −0.0194 0.940 0.1190 0.823 0.0128 0.959
Edu3 0.0127 0.966 −0.0184 0.932 0.0724 0.881 0.0262 0.901
Edu4 −0.3680 0.470 −0.3914 0.355 0.7316 0.562 −0.0210 0.962
Edu5 4.2013 0.993 5.0015 0.989 3.1296 0.996 5.2491 0.987
  1. *, ** and *** are at 10, 5 and 1 % level significant respectively