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Table 6 OLS estimates of the impact gender on coping strategies

From: Coping with food and nutrition insecurity in Zimbabwe: does household head gender matter?

 Consumption-based coping strategies indexLivelihoods-based coping strategies index
Variables(I)(II)
Household head is female0.950**− 0.0263
 (0.379)(0.0170)
Age of household head [years]− 0.171***− 0.00571***
 (0.00865)(0.000380)
Married living together1.984***0.101***
 (0.738)(0.0320)
Married living apart− 2.247***0.00648
 (0.797)(0.0351)
Divorced/separated3.380***0.0958**
 (0.885)(0.0386)
Widowed/widower3.192***0.145***
 (0.809)(0.0347)
Primary− 1.348***− 0.00715
 (0.406)(0.0151)
ZJC− 3.247***0.0157
 (0.474)(0.0207)
O’ level− 6.372***− 0.0473***
 (0.451)(0.0182)
A’ level− 9.235***− 0.0733
 (0.603)(0.0450)
Diploma/certificate after primary− 8.230***− 0.0901*
 (0.970)(0.0516)
Diploma/certificate after secondary− 10.77***− 0.116***
 (0.617)(0.0398)
Graduate/post-graduate− 8.761***− 0.177***
 (0.795)(0.0441)
Household size1.082***0.0407***
 (0.0531)(0.00253)
Proportion of female household members− 0.07210.00630
 (0.537)(0.0245)
Number of mentally ill household members0.762*− 0.0135
 (0.401)(0.0156)
Number of chronically ill household members3.468***0.106***
 (0.460)(0.0184)
Household income [USD]− 0.00885***− 0.000185***
 (0.000332)(1.32e−05)
The household is located in rural areas [1 if yes]11.49***0.262***
 (0.378)(0.0180)
Constant26.39***− 0.0686
 (1.444)(0.0588)
Observations65,95045,663
R-squared0.0830.087
  1. Notes: Regression results control for province as well as survey year dummies. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  2. ***, **, and * indicate the 1, 5, and 10% levels of significance