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Table 3 Regression coefficients and marginal effects for lower income households in rural communities

From: Determinants of household food insecurity in Mexico

   Marginal effects
    Food insecurity
Variable Coefficients Food security Very low Moderate Severe
Age 31-45 −0.038 0.013 0.002 −0.004 −0.011
Age 46-60 0.108 −0.036 −0.005 0.011 0.030
Age > =61 0.075 −0.025 −0.003 0.008 0.021
Male −0.044 0.015 0.002 −0.004 −0.012
Elementary −0.300*** 0.101*** 0.013*** −0.030*** −0.085***
Secondary −0.347*** 0.117*** 0.015*** −0.035*** −0.098***
High School −0.666*** 0.225*** 0.029*** −0.066*** −0.188***
College −0.794* 0.268* 0.035* −0.079* −0.224*
Disable Person 0.262*** −0.089*** −0.011*** 0.026*** 0.074***
Native Language 0.166*** −0.056*** −0.007*** 0.017*** 0.047***
Social PP −0.037 0.013 0.002 −0.004 −0.011
Agricultural HH −0.246*** 0.083*** 0.011*** −0.025*** −0.069***
Traditional HH 0.199 −0.067 −0.009 0.020 0.056
Extended HH −0.015 0.005 0.001 −0.001 −0.004
Composite HH 0.400 −0.135 −0.017 0.040 0.113
Co-resident HH −1.032* 0.349* 0.045* −0.103* −0.291*
Kids 1 0.17** −0.058** −0.007** 0.017** 0.048**
Kids 2 0.256*** −0.086*** −0.011*** 0.026*** 0.072***
Kids 3 0.257*** −0.087*** −0.011*** 0.026*** 0.073***
Kids 4 0.361*** −0.122*** −0.016*** 0.036*** 0.102***
Kids >4 0.541*** −0.183*** −0.024*** 0.054*** 0.153***
  1. Sample size: 4,343 households. HH = Household. Social PP = Social Program participation
  2. *p < .1, **p < .05, ***p < .01