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Table 5 Coefficients of propensity score (standard errors in parentheses)

From: Returns, setbacks, and future prospects of bio-energy promotion in northern Ethiopia: the case of family-sized biogas energy

Explanatory variables Biogas adoption
Coefficient P value
Age 0.12 (0.07) 0.07
Dummy male − 0.357 (0.212) 0.09
Family size 0.065 (0.043) 0.12
Education 0.046 (0.029) 0.1
Cattle holding − 0.02 (0.026) 0.39
Annual income 0.000026 (7.9e-06) 0.001
Distance between home and firewood collection site 0.00074 (0.00047) 0.1
Distance between home and watering point − 0.0017 (0.0014) 0.2
Distance between home and nearest market −0.008 (0.006) 0.22
Availability of electricity 0.71 (0.199) 0.000
Farm size − 0.08 (0.12) 0.5
Medium fertility of soil 0.07 (0.16) 0.6
Poor fertility of soil − 0.378 (0.168) 0.02
Farm location 2.27 (0.57) 0.000
Zero grazing 1.09 (0.46) 0.01
Extension service 0.006 (0.008) 0.44
Constant − 7.78 (1.68) 0.000
Obs. = 400 LR chi2 (12) = 71.36 Prob>chi2 = 0.000
likelihood = − 241.58