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Table 3 Path analysis estimates for traditional food (TF) production and consumption patterns

From: Promoting traditional foods for human and environmental health: lessons from agroecology and Indigenous communities in Ecuador

Pathway Path estimate [SE] Standardized path estimate [SE] P-value
Effects on TF consumption frequency
 TF consumption diversity   26.28 [12.10] 0.29 [0.13] 0.025
 TF production diversity   −1.40 [9.66] −0.02 [0.13] 0.885
 Farm production diversity   1.05 [1.36] 0.09 [0.12] 0.439
 Agroecology participation   8.68 [48.69] 0.02 [0.13] 0.859
 Non-market food consumption   1.22 [0.74] 0.18 [0.11] 0.091
R-square 0.1995    
Effects on TF consumption diversity
 TF production diversity   0.27 [0.08] 0.35 [0.10] 0.000
 Farm production diversity   0.02 [0.01] 0.15 [0.10] 0.135
 Agroecology participation   1.07 [0.41] 0.26 [0.10] 0.008
 Non-market food consumption   0.01 [0.01] 0.12 [0.09] 0.171
R-square 0.4779    
Effects on TF production diversity
 Farm production diversity   0.06 [0.01] 0.41 [0.09] 0.000
 Agroecology participation   1.38 [0.53] 0.26 [0.10] 0.008
 Non-market food consumption   0.01 [0.01] 0.15 [0.09] 0.082
R-square 0.4349    
Effects on farm production diversity
 Agroecology participation   17.43 [3.20] 0.50 [0.08] 0.000
R-square 0.2500    
Effects on non-market food consumption
 Agroecology participation   24.81 [5.39] 0.44 [0.09] 0.000
R-square 0.1925    
 SRMR 0.0110    
 RMSEA 0.0000    
  1. Path estimates and standardized path estimates are shown with standard error (SE) in brackets. SRMR is the standardized root mean square residual. RMSEA is the root mean squared error of approximation.