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Table 5 The linear regression model with standardized coefficients showing how different factors influence an OSS contributor to be a mentor

From: Being a Mentor in open source projects

Coefficients Estimate Pr(>|z|)
(Intercept) 1.2743 0.0341 (*)
Partially Paid Contributor (provides paid and unpaid contributions) 1.5077 0.1817
Volunteer Contributor (all contributions are Unpaid) -0.8696 0.0299 (*)
Contributor who had a mentor 0.1299 0.7418
Experience as Contributor between 1 to 2 years -0.5238 0.4328
Experience as Contributor between 3 to 5 years -0.7232 0.2578
Experience as Contributor between 6 to 10 years 0.1252 0.8488
Experience as Contributor less than 1 year -1.5859 0.0153 (*)
Identified the gender as woman 1.0728 0.204
  1. The level of statistical significance is indicated with asterisks: (*) for p <.05, (**) for p <.01, and (***) for p <.001