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Table 3 Logit results on factors influencing farmers’ decision to put on personal protective equipment (PPE)

From: Pesticides exposure and the use of personal protective equipment by cocoa farmers in Ghana

Variable Coef. Std. Err. Z P values 95 % conf. interval
Gender 0.125 0.776 0.16 0.872 −1.396 1.645
Experience −0.306* 0.128 −2.39 0.017 −0.556 −0.055
Age −0.192* 0.078 −2.45 0.014 −0.345 −0.038
Extension service 2.721** 1.039 2.62 0.009 0.684 4.757
Chemical shop 4.468* 2.119 2.11 0.035 0.314 8.622
Farm size 0.185* 0.073 2.52 0.012 0.329 0.041
Cocoa income 0.000 0.000 1.39 0.165 −0.000 0.000
Educational level 3.802** 1.201 3.16 0.002 1.447 6.156
FBO 0.031 0.995 0.03 0.975 1.981 1.919
Cons 6.684** 2.315 2.89 0.004 2.147 11.221
Log likelihood −43.463      
Pseudo R2 0.683      
LR chi2 (9) 187.30      
Pro > chi2 0.0000      
  1. *, ** 5 and 1 % significance levels respectively