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Table 1 Description of predictor variables

From: Bayesian hierarchical analyses for entrepreneurial intention of students

S. no.VariablesDescription of variablesCode/level of categories
1.IOSInformation and opportunity seeking factor scoreNone
2.CPSCreativity and problem-solving skill factor scoreNone
3.AIRAchievement and instrumental readiness factor scoreNone
4.DEEDiscouragement by external environment factor scoreNone
5.SCSESelf-confidence and self-esteem factor scoreNone
6.GSGoal setting factor scoreNone
7.SPSystematic planning factor scoreNone
8.BOFBusiness owned family1 = yes, 2 = no
9.PBEPrevious business experience with family1 = yes, 2 = no
10.BOCBusiness owned colleague1 = yes, 2 = no
11.AFAccess to finance/capitals1 = yes, 2 = no
12.IGInformation gathering1 = yes, 2 = no
13.CFBIClear future business ideas1 = yes, 2 = no
14.RTCRisk taking commitment for a career decision1 = yes, 2 = no
15.N_ENetworking with entrepreneurs1 = yes, 2 = no
16.NERKNo. of entrepreneurs respondents know1 = not at all, 2 = less than 2, 3 = 2 up to 4, 4 = above 4
17.POParents occupation1 = agriculture, 2 = gov’t employee, 3 = private business owned, 4 = others
18.MFSBMeans of finance for a career business1 = family, 2 = colleague, 3 = micro finance, 4 = inheritance, 5 = others
19.EEEntrepreneurship education/trainings1 = yes, 2 = no
20.BCBusiness counselling1 = yes, 2 = no
21.SBIESharing of business ideas and experiences by invited guests1 = yes, 2 = no
  1. Reference category is the last category for each categorical variable