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Table 2 Three-step Feasible Generalized Least Squares result for determinant of vulnerability to food insecurity (N = 408).

From: Analysis of households’ vulnerability to food insecurity and its influencing factors in East Hararghe, Ethiopia

VariablesLog food consumption expenditureVariance of food consumption expenditure
Coef.Robust Std. Err.tCoef.Robust Std. Err.t
Sex− 0.0170.065− 0.26− 0.0730.042− 1.75*
Age− 0.0030.002− 1.75*0.0010.0010.72
Education− 0.0010.005− 0.16− 0.0010.002− 0.25
Adult equivalent− 0.1070.014− 7.65***0.0020.0060.29
Dependence ratio1.93E−041.82E−041.061.98E−058.57E−050.23
Annual income1.94E−072.20E−060.091.06E−089.14E−070.01
Off-farm activity− 0.0030.039− 0.08− 0.0020.019− 0.1
Use of fertilizer0.0050.0450.1− 0.0040.018− 0.23
Use of improved seed0.1290.0452.89***0.0260.0201.28
Use of irrigation0.0570.0371.53− 0.0250.018− 1.39
Cultivated land0.2430.1341.81*− 0.0120.071− 0.17
Adoption of SWC0.1000.0382.62***0.0220.0191.13
Total Asset0.0000.0000.942.65E−071.81E−071.46
Livestock TLU0.0150.0121.25− 0.0060.006− 1.03
Crop diversification0.0080.0240.33− 0.0140.011− 1.23
Coping strategy index− 0.0030.004− 0.680.0010.0020.40
Number of sick0.0380.0281.39− 0.0060.014− 0.40
Received credit0.0940.0571.66*0.0200.0280.71
Contact with DA2.90E−040.0090.034.70E−040.0040.12
_cons8.3840.12268.68***0.1620.0602.68***
F(19, 388) = 8.12F(19, 388) = 1.51
Prob > F = 0Prob > F = 0.0769
R-squared = 0.3041R-squared = 0.0437
Root MSE = 0.33456Root MSE = 0.1633
  1. ***, ** and * significant at the 1, 5, and 10% probability levels, respectively
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