Table 5: Factors affecting farmers’ chemical insecticides use decision for control of Mexican bean weevil (binary regression).

VariableCoefficient (B)S.EWaldp-value

Age of the farmers-0.320.0212.3350.127
Gender-1.2220.6543.4950.062
Education level0.2880.08411.7060.001
Family size0.1580.1151.8820.170
Common bean farming experience0.1190.1420.7090.400
Constant-0.5481.2190.2020.578

R2= 0.171; observations = 148; Chi-square= 20.238; p=0.001; -2 log likelihood = 184.690