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Table 3 Definition and summary statistics of variables used in regressions

From: Tertius gaudens”: germplasm exchange networks and agroecological knowledge among home gardeners in the Iberian Peninsula

Variable Definition N Mean S.D.
I. Outcome variable:   
Agroecological knowledge Sum from scores on landraces knowledge and traditional management practices (from 0 to 26) 363 13.7 5.37
II. Explanatory variables:   
Degree Number of nominations given plus number of nominations received by the person in the network of germplams seed exchange 363 4.77 4.26
Broker Number of pairs connected through ego 363 9.9 23.66
III. Control variables:   
Age Age of the person, in years 363 66.1 13.79
Male Dummy variable that captures the sex of the person interviewed, 1 = male, 0 = female 363 0.68 0.46
Years gardening Number of years the person has been gardening 363 44.7 24.26
Egonetwork Size of the person’s networks 363 3.78 3.38
   N %
Schooling No schooling 45 12.40
Primary school 176 48.48
Between primary school and university degree 117 32.23
University degree 25 6.89
Years of residency Never been resident 15 4.13
Between 1 and 5 years 8 2.20
Between 5 and 10 years 12 3.31
More than10 years 127 34.99
  Always been resident 201 55.37