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Table 5 Logistic regression predicting the practice of entrustment by cattle owners (n = 211)

From: The implications of herd entrustment practice for the sustainable use of cattle genetic resources in the (agro)-pastoral systems of West Africa: A case study from Benin

Predictors β (coefficient) SE of β Wald’s χ2 df p eβi  (odds ratio)
Constant 0.065 0.537 0.015 1 0.903 1.067
Ethnicitya − 1.819 0.422 18.53 1 0.000 0.162
Cattle keeping since childhoodb − 0.394 0.361 1.194 1 0.275 0.674
Purchase as the mode of acquisition of the initial stockb 1.142 0.382 8.951 1 0.003 3.134
Total livestock units owned 0.162 0.056 8.477 1 0.004 1.176
Test    χ2 df p  
 Overall model evaluation   64.894 4 0.000  
 Goodness-of-fit test (Hosmer and Lemeshow)   10.093 8 0.259  
 −2 Log-likelihood 223.044      
 Cox and Snell R2 = 0.265       
 Nagelkerke R2 = 0.356       
  1. a1 = Otammari; 0 = others; b1 = yes; 0 = no