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Table 2 Regression coefficients and marginal effects (Robust estimation)

From: Determinants of household food insecurity in Mexico

   Marginal effects
    Food insecurity
Variable Coefficients Food security Very low Moderate Severe
Age 31-45 −0.056 0.019 −0.004 −0.006 −0.009
Age 46-60 −0.076 0.025 −0.006 −0.008 −0.012
Age > =61 −0.324*** 0.108*** −0.024*** −0.033*** −0.051***
Male −0.074** 0.025** −0.006** −0.007** −0.011**
Elementary −0.246*** 0.082*** −0.019*** −0.025*** −0.038***
Secondary −0.379*** 0.126*** −0.029*** −0.038*** −0.059***
High School −0.608*** 0.202*** −0.046*** −0.062*** −0.095***
College −0.853*** 0.284*** −0.064*** −0.087*** −0.133***
“SWD” Mother 0.065* −0.022* 0.005* 0.007* 0.010*
Disable Person 0.320*** −0.107*** 0.024*** 0.033*** 0.050***
Native Language 0.110*** −0.037*** 0.008*** 0.011*** 0.017***
Low Income −0.255*** 0.085*** −0.019*** −0.026*** −0.04***
Middle Income −0.536*** 0.178*** −0.040*** −0.054*** −0.083***
Higher Income −1.062*** 0.354*** −0.080*** −0.108*** −0.166***
Agricultural HH −0.17*** 0.057*** −0.013*** −0.017*** −0.027***
Traditional HH −0.283*** 0.094*** −0.021*** −0.029*** −0.044***
Extended HH −0.318*** 0.106*** −0.024*** −0.032*** −0.050***
Composite HH −0.046 0.015 −0.003 −0.005 −0.007
Co-resident HH −0.207 0.069 −0.016 −0.021 −0.032
Kids 1 0.041 −0.014 0.003 0.004 0.006
Kids 2 0.072** −0.024** 0.005** 0.007** 0.011**
Kids 3 0.146*** −0.049*** 0.011*** 0.015*** 0.023***
Kids 4 0.227*** −0.076*** 0.017*** 0.023*** 0.035***
Kids >4 0.344*** −0.114*** 0.026*** 0.035*** 0.054***
Large City −0.075*** 0.025*** −0.006*** −0.008*** −0.012***
Medium City −0.125*** 0.042*** −0.009*** −0.013*** −0.019***
Small City −0.084*** 0.028*** −0.006*** −0.008*** −0.013***
Region 1 0.126*** −0.042*** 0.009*** 0.013*** 0.020***
Region 2 0.133*** −0.044*** 0.010*** 0.013*** 0.021***
Region 3 −0.004 0.001 −0.0003 −0.0004 −0.001
Region 4 0.216*** −0.072*** 0.016*** 0.022*** 0.034***
Region 5 −0.060 0.020 −0.005 −0.006 −0.009
Region 6 0.076** −0.025** 0.006** 0.008** 0.012**
  1. Sample size: 61,467 households. HH = Household. “SDW” = Single, Divorced or Widowed
  2. *p < .1, **p < .05, ***p < .01