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Table 6 Multinomial regression results on factors influencing the disposal methods of pesticide containers by farmers

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

Variable Leave on farm Burry Burn Throw on ground elsewhere Reuse
Coeff. P > Z Coef. P > Z Coeff. P > Z Coeff. P > Z Coeff. P > Z
Gender 2.562 0.000** −18.206 0.981 3.318 0.000** 20.638 0.996 0.286 0.729
Education −18.451 0.994 −54.097 0.984 −17.925 0.994 −17.303 0.995 −20.216 0.994
Experience −0.0299 0.273 0.301 0.103 −0.068 0.031* −0.099 0.007* −0.068 0.046*
Age −0.032 0.097 −0.575 0.115 −0.056 0.024* 0.071 0.016* 0.082 0.008**
Extension visit −1.937 0.094 −10.873 0.101 −1.427 0.357 2.023 0.138 1.307 0.335
FBO −1.540 0.013* −15.655 0.087 −0.829 0.244 −0.018 0.981 −1.568 0.052
Cons 19.618 0.994 34.351 0.989 17.299 0.995 −10.164 0.998 12.173 0.996
Log likelihood −194.610          
Pseudo R2 0.3858          
LR chi2 (9) 244.44          
Prob> chi2 0.0000          
  1. Base outcome (refuse dump)
  2. *, ** 5 and 1 % significance levels respectively