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Table 4 Multiple linear regression results of parameter estimates

From: Determinants of economic achievement for women entrepreneurs in Ethiopia

Variables Coef. St. err t P/t/ Vif
Age of household heads 0.012 0.010 1.21 0.215 1.57
The educational level of the household head 0.203 0.068 2.98 0.003 1.37
Family size 0.020 0.006 3.33 0.002 1.39
Number of financially dependent peoples − 0.046 0.019 − 2.42 0.017 4.17
Entrepreneurial area of household head: 1 = rural − 0.083 0.038 − 2.18 0.029 1.67
Region of household heads:
 2 = Afar − 0.197 0.101 − 1.96 0.051 1.26
 3 = Amhara − 0.458 0.071 − 6.45 0.000 3.91
 4 = Oromiya − 0.152 0.077 − 1.97 0.050 2.98
 5 = Somalia 0.158 0.101 1.56 0.121 3.22
 6 = Benishangul Gomuz − 0.021 0.125 − 0.17 0.867 1.44
 7 = SNNP 0.266 0.092 2.89 0.004 5.96
 8 = Gambella 0.409 0.103 3.98 0.000 1.52
 9 = Harari 0.403 0.108 3.73 0.000 1.52
 10 = Dire Dawa 0.286 0.102 2.81 0.005 1.81
 11 = Addis Ababa 0.582 0.088 6.61 0.000 2.85
Marital status:
 1 = married 0.042 0.070 0.60 0.548 3.97
 2 = divorced − 0.371 0.124 − 3.00 0.003 1.81
 3 = widowed − 0.289 0.140 − 2.06 0.042 2.94
Educational level of parents:
 1 =basic/adult education 0.201 0.075 2.68 0.008 1.10
 2 = elementary school 0.014 0.080 0.18 0.861 1.15
 3 = secondary school and above 0.726 0.202 3.59 0.000 1.10
Entrepreneurship training: 1 = no − 1.113 0.266 − 4.18 0.000 2.24
Number of courses attended − 0.008 0.022 − 0.36 0.713 1.31
Previous business experiences: 1 = no 0.098 0.034 2.88 0.004 1.31
Enterprise’s license: 1 = yes − 0.076 0.032 − 2.38 0.017 1.18
Access to market: 1 = no − 0.018 0.035 0.51 0.616 1.46
Raising initial finance: 1 = no − 0.004 0.036 − 0.11 0.913 1.39
Supply of raw material: 1 = no 0.071 0.035 2.03 0.042 1.42
Lack of supporting institutions: 1=No − 1.091 0.264 − 4.13 0.000 1.32
Enterprises registration and permit regulations: 1 = no − 0.050 0.034 − 1.47 0.143 1.38
Harmful traditional culture: 1 = no − 0.020 0.034 − 0.58 0.561 1.28
Economic policy (uncertainty): 1 = no − 0.044 0.039 − 1.13 0.261 1.74
Constant 3.994 0.121 33.01 0.000  
  1. Number of obs = 695
  2. F (31, 663) = 20.34***
  3. Prob > F = 0.000
  4. R2 = 0.4875, Adj R2 = 0.4635, level of significance is at α = 5% and 10%
  5. Source: World Bank Data, 2014