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Table 4 Linear regressions showing the effects of income, poverty, inequality on farmers’ suicide, 2001-05

From: The political economy of farmers’ suicides in India: indebted cash-crop farmers with marginal landholdings explain state-level variation in suicide rates

  (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12)
Income ·554 ·051     
  (·491) (·223)     
Poverty    - · 063 ·233   
    (·339) (·133)   
Inequality      ·322* ·092
     (.115) (·073)
Marginal farmers % ·441***   ·428***   ·429***
   (·099)   (.099)   (·093)
Cash crops %   ·514*   ·549*   ·448§
   (·208)   (·205)   (·215)
Indebted farmers %   ·542*   ·571*   ·395*
   (·189)   (·184)   (·169)
Model N 90 90 90 90 75 75
Model F 1.27 14·83*** ·03 16·39*** 7.88* 14·12***
Model adjusted R2 ·038 ·738 ·010 ·757 ·361 ·735
  1. Notes:- *p < = · 05 (5%), **p < = · 01 (1%), ***p < = · 001 (0.1%), § p = ·056 (5.6%). Constants calculated but not reported. For inequality there is no data for Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and the north eastern states.