Table 3. Logit estimation on the likelihood of household food security


Variable B Sig. Exp(B)
Constant -9.515 0.004 0.000
Farm Size 2.889 0.041 17.982
Access to Irrigation 0.803 0.016 2.232
Improved Seed Use 0.372 0.036 1.450
Fertilizer Use 0.187 0.019 1.206
Food-for-work income 0.002 0.014 1.002
Off-Farm 0.200 0.002 1.222
Ox Ownership 0.628 0.038 1.874
Male Headed 0.658 0.027 1.932
Education 0.678 0.046 1.970
Age Of HH Head -0.092 0.115 0.912
Percentage of correct prediction 0.900
Hosmer & Lemeshow (1989) test statistic 17.901
Log likelihood value 37.509