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Table 5 Linear regressions showing the political and economic determinants of farmers’ suicide with alternative specifications of dependent variables, 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

  Lagged NCRB All Female
  (13) (14) (15) (16)
Marginal farmers % ·406*** ·224** ·327*** ·217*
  (·068) (·068) (·062) (·073)
Cash crops % ·449* ·355* ·300* ·077
  (·170) (·140) (·128) (·097)
Indebted farmers % ·617** ·259§ ·474*** ·403***
  (·179) (·128) (·130) (·090)
Model N 90 90 90 90
Model F 46·93*** 10·79*** 33·96*** 19·16***
Model adjusted R2 ·800 ·630 ·733 ·596
  1. Notes:- *p < = · 05 (5%), **p < = · 01 (1%), ***p < = · 001 (0.1%), §p = ·060 (6%). Constants calculated but not reported.