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Table 3 Variables and measurements of the study variables

From: Socioeconomic determinants of micro and small enterprise growth in North Wollo and Waghimira Zone selected towns

Variables Symbol Measurement
Gender (sex) Sx 0 = male, 1 = female
Age of the owner AgOw 0 = < 30, 1 = > 30 years
Education background of the owner EduBaOw 0 = 12 and below, 1 = diploma, 2 = degree and above
Access of finance AccFi 0 = credit institution,1 = own
Age of the business BuAge 0 = below 5 years, 1 = 5 years and above
Types of business owner engaged in BusTy 0 = manufacturing, 1 = trade, 2 = service, 3 = construction, 4 = urban agriculture
Family business background FamBuBa 0 = yes, 1 = no
Experience of the owner Exp 0 = yes, 1 = no
Business location BuLo 0 = near main road, 1 = not
Entrepreneurship trainings EntTr 0 =yes, 1 = no
Social responsibility SoRe 0 = yes, 1= no
Social attitude SoAtt 5-point Likert scale
Tax rate TaRa 0 = high, 1 = low
Inflation rate InflRa 0 = high, 1 = low
Interest rate IntRa 0 = high, 1 = low
Competition Compt 0 = high, 1 = low
Growth of MSEs Grth 0 = growing, 1 = not growing