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Table 2 Variable measurement techniques

From: Which factor contribute most to empower farmers through e-Agriculture in Bangladesh?

Category Scoring system
Age 1 for each complete year of age of the respondent
Education 1 for each year of school education
Effective farm size 1 for each decimal area of land
Annual household income 1 for each “thousand BDT” income in a year
Farming experience 1 for each year experience
Participation in training 1 for each day training
Agricultural knowledge 1 for each question’s correct answer and “0” for wrong answer
Usages of e-Agriculture Extent of uses
4 for frequently 3 for regularly 2 for occasionally 1 for rarely O for not at all
Attitude towards e-Agriculture Extent of opinion
(+2) for strongly agree (+1) for agree (0) for undecided (−1) for disagree (−2) for strongly disagree
Organizational participation Nature of participation (years)
4 for President/ 3 for secretary 2 for executive member 1 for ordinary member 0 for no participation
Cosmopoliteness Places of visiting (years)
4 for frequently 3 for regularly 2 for occasionally 1 for rarely O for not at all
Availability of e-Agriculture Availability score
4 for frequently 3 for regularly 2 for occasionally 1 for rarely O for not at all