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Table 1 Results of the negative binomial generalised linear model of fisher profile variables explaining fisher effort measured as time spent fishing

From: Drivers of the Distribution of Fisher Effort at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar

Explanatory variables Estimate SE z P
Intercept 5.9886 0.2931 20.397 <0.0001
Age categorya
 Age25-34 −0.1793 0.1055 1.697 0.0897
 Age35-44 0.0071 0.1074 0.066 0.9471
 Age45-54 −0.1756 0.1186 1.478 0.1393
 Age55+ 0.0203 0.1261 0.161 0.8724
Total dependents 0.0406 0.0136 2.975 0.0029
Educationb
 Secondary 0.0832 0.0449 1.852 0.0640
Alternative livelihoodc
 Yes 0.0342 0.0591 0.578 0.5634
Gear typed
 Gill nets 0.7292 0.0481 15.148 <0.0001
 Cast nets 1.1004 0.1332 8.250 <0.0001
 Line & hook 1.4453 0.2766 5.218 <0.0001
 Hand methods 0.3528 0.1581 2.228 0.0259
  1. Baseline levels are a‘Age15-24’, b‘primary school education,’ c‘no alternative livelihood,’ and d‘traps.’ Significant values are in bold